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This pack consists of activity sheets for individual and group work and whiteboard pictures for classroom discussion.
Fascinating facts about the origins of ‘Roses & Castles’ and other traditional canal art. With suggestions for having a go yourself and where to see some brilliant examples.
All about which plants and animals live in and around canals and rivers – including how to carry out a wildlife survey.
Our canals and rivers are precious - they need looking after and protecting. Litter, graffiti and fly-tipping all spoil the beauty of waterways and can endanger wildlife.
Exciting ideas for activities while out and about on our canals and rivers.
All good Scouts and Girl Guides can read maps. But what about making a secret map of a towpath or riverbank?
What can you spot on our canals and rivers today which helps to tell the fascinating history of the men and women who helped to create our waterways?
Here are six simple steps to planning a safe visit to your local canal or river with your class or group. We have even included an example risk assessment for guidance.
Discover how the canals were used as a key transport network. Curriculum links: Science (materials), History (a theme within British history, understand how knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources, significant people), D&T (design, technical knowledge)
Your mission is to solve the mystery of the Bingley Five Rise Locks. Use your best detective skills to solve the puzzle. Why did Johann Hogrewe come all the way from Prussia (Germany) to draw the Bingley Five Rise Locks?