All about Water

The All About Water program explores the importance of water for all living things. Water is the most common substance found on earth. Only a very small amount is freshwater that can be used directly by people, animals and plants.  Water scarcity is one of the biggest issues facing us today.

Leaking tap
Copyright: Chayatorn Laorattanavech

All about Water Program Content:

In this program students will:

  • Have a presentation on the importance of water
  • Explore the Water Cycle
  • Conduct some hands on experiments with water
  • Look at the journey of water from the mountains to the sea
  • Do a water audit of the school
Water Cycle graphic
Copyright: Vasily Merkushev
  • Classification: Non Living Things
  • Hands on investigation: Field works practices, applying geographical tools and observation
  • Sustainability: Protecting habitats, making informed actions, sustainable ways of living and looking at challenges to sustainability

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Education Resources

Find education resources to help you and your students learn more about Water, The Story of a River and School Water Audit.

NSW Curriculum Links

Science and Technology K – 6


Students develop and apply skills in:

  • scientific inquiry through the process of working scientifically
  • design and production processes in the development of solutions

Knowledge and understanding

Students develop knowledge and understanding of:

  • the natural world including living things and Earth
  • the built environment
  • how digital technologies represent data

Human Society and its Environment HSIE


  • develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales
  • develop knowledge and understanding of interactions between people, places and environments


  • apply geographical tools for geographical inquiry
  • develop skills to acquire, process and communicate geographical information

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