Teacher guide The water cycle in the Murray-Darling Basin

TLF ID M019054

This lesson sequence introduces students to the water cycle or hydrological cycle in the context of the Murray-Darling Basin. It examines how the components of the water cycle are connected and contains four hands-on science investigations. Each lesson includes a teacher PowerPoint presentation, separate teacher notes and a student worksheet. It is one in a series exploring aspects of the Murray-Darling Basin and is suitable to be used as a stand-alone resource or combined with other lesson sequences in the series.

Tags: Water


Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is of value due to its relevance to the Biological sciences sub-strand of the year 7 science curriculum. It examines the water cycle in the Murray-Darling Basin.
  • This resource is valuable due to its relevance to the Geographical Knowledge and Understanding strand of the year 7 geography curriculum. It examines the nature of water scarcity.
  • Students play the free 'Run the river' water management application, answer research questions and undertake hands-on science investigations.
Year level

7

Learning area
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Organization: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Address: ACT, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.mdba.gov.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Organization: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: ACT, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.mdba.gov.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Text
Rights
  • © Murray–Darling Basin Authority 2015. This material is licensed under a Creative Commons BY 3.0 Australia license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/deed.en