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Water

Levels 5 & 6 (VELS Level 4)

This section has a range of curriculum resources relating to water. Resources with the SEED logo next to them are resources that have been developed specifically for North East Victorian Schools.


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Water Unit 1 Water Cycle (SEED Resource)

Author: North East Water

Description: Students explore where our water comes from and how much we have on the earth. Students build a greater understanding of the water cycle, the different places we find water, how much water is available for humans to readily use and the three different states of water

Levels covered: VELS Level 4

Location: Download

Water Unit 2 Water Catchments (SEED Resource)

Author: North East Waterwatch

Description: Students are introduced to catchments and specifically North East Victoria, exploring where the water goes after rain and what land use activities take place in our region.

Levels covered: VELS Level 3

Location: Download

Water Unit 3 - Water Quality (SEED Resource)

Author: Waterwatch (NECMA)

Description: Students build on their knowledge of water quality and how this links to the whole catchment. Incorporates Waterwatch monitoring.

Levels covered: VELS Level 4

Location: Download

Water Unit 4 Water Comes, Water Goes Booklet (SEED Resource)

Author: North East Water

Description: To be used in conjunction with Water Unit 4 Water Treatment and Distribution

Levels covered: VELS Level 4

Location: Download

Water Unit 4 Water Treatment and Distribution (SEED Resource)

Author: North East Water

Description: Students understand how water travels from a river, through a treatment plant and out of a tap. Includes an excursion to your local water treatment plant. Remember to download Water Comes Water Goes booklet

Levels covered: VELS Level 4

Location: Download

Water Unit 5 - Water Use in the North East of Victoria (SEED Resource)

Author: North East Water

Description: Students will gain an understanding of how important water is to a number of different users and they will explore how much water we have to use and how we use this precious resource.

Levels covered: Level 4

Location: Download

Water Unit 6 - Water Conservation (SEED Resource)

Author: North East Water

Description: Students will learn and explore why it is important to save water and the implications and opportunities to do so. Students will also understand how they can individually conserve this precious resource.

Levels covered: Level 4

Location: Download

Water Unit 7 - Wastewater Treatment (SEED Resource)

Author: North East Water

Description: Students will gain a greater understanding of where the water from our schools and houses goes once it has been emptied down the drain or flushed down the toilet. Students explore how the Wasterwater Treatment Plant (WWTP) treats all our wastewater from the sewer system and how it can be reused after it is treated.

Levels covered: Level 4

Location: Download

Water Unit 7 - Water Comes, Water Goes (SEED Resource)

Author: North East Water

Description: The Water Comes, Water Goes booklet is to be used in conjunction with Water Unit 7 - Wastewater Treatment.

Levels covered: VELS Level 4

Location: Download


Freshwater ( 8 )

Salinity ( 1 )

Stormwater ( 3 )

Waste Water, Water Treatment & Water Pollution ( 2 )

Water Conservation ( 4 )