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    Assembly Slides

    Use this presentation to introduce the competition during a school assembly.

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    All About Water Safety

    This pack contains four classroom-based activities designed to teach water safety to children aged 7-11. The activities, designed by experienced teachers for schools, group leaders and parents can be used either individually or as a suite.

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    George's Journey Activity Sheet - Counting Canal Cargoes for KS1

    This worksheet makes the link between balancing a floating object in science and balancing in maths.

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    George's Journey Activity Sheet - Counting Canal Cargoes for KS2

    This lesson practices word problems involving fractions and percentages.

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    School visit information for National Waterways Museum - Ellesmere Port

    School visit information for National Waterways Museum - Ellesmere Port

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    School visit information for National Waterways Museum - Gloucester

    School visit information for National Waterways Museum - Gloucester

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    Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Fact File

    This fact file will tell you what an aqueduct is, how Pontcysyllte Aqueduct was built and why it is special.

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    Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Adventure Trail

    Can you discover all the clues and become a true detective? Find out in our Aqueduct Adventure Trail!

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    KS3 STEM: Gauging Rod Activity Pack

    In this activity, pupils use a guaging rod to see how Archimedes' principle of uptrust was applied to life on the canal networks.

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    KS3 STEM: Lock Design Activity Pack

    Looking at lock design allows a practical investigation into water pressure. It enables students to identify with the concepts of forces and relate them to real-life engineering design examples, focussing on canals.

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