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  • Water covers nearly three-quarters (75%) of the earth's surface.
  • Most of the earth's surface water is permanently frozen or salty.
  • Over 90% of the world's fresh water is found in Antarctica.

Did you know that all of the water on the earth today has always been here?

Water Cycle

Watch a movie about the water cycle

Droplet and the Water Cycle
This is a game from NASA where you have to navigate a Droplet through the Water Cycle.

Water Cycle from Kids Zone

Be Wise with Water
Get water facts, learn about the water cycle and more with the Learning to be Water Wise site.

Channel Four Channel 4 Geography Essentials - Water

Facts, activities, a quiz and teacher resources on the importance of clean water and its conservation.

Water for All

Water for All – Oxfam GB's online learning resource on water and change

Water for All contains classroom activities and case studies on a range of water-related issues and their impacts, using Oxfam colour photographs.

Thames Water

Thames Water - Water in schools website

Thames Water has developed a range of imaginative and lively resources to support the teaching and learning of water.

Water Aid

Water Aid - Learn zone for the under 11s

Play WaterAid’s game and see how you would help villagers build a water supply. Lots of other activites too.

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