Lower Secondary

Run of the river board game

The famous Waterwatch game Run of the River can be taken into the classroom very easily:

Download the Board

Read the Teacher Instructions

And find out How to play

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Salinity – fact sheet

Salinity refers to the movement and concentration of salt through the landscape. Find out more here!

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What is a catchment? Fact sheet

A catchment is the area of land from which rainfall flows to form a creek or river.

Find out how it is managed and what are some threats to catchments.

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Algae fact sheet

What algae is that? Why is it there? Find out more here!

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Stormwater fact sheet

What is stormwater? What happens to it and what can we do to help protect our waterways?

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Phosphorus – fact sheet

Find out about what causes phosphorus in a waterway.

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Habitats near a waterway – fact sheet

Find out about what the different habitats near a waterway are and the benefits of them!

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What is the riparian zone? – fact sheet

The riparian zone is any land that adjoins, directly influences, or is influenced by a body of water. Find out what the values, threats and management concerns are.

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Blackwater Fact sheet

Find out about why water sometimes turns black!

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Woody Habitat Fact Sheet

Find out about what a woody habitat is, why it is there and what is being done to manage them.

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FOAM fact sheet

Find about how and why foam occurs in waterways.

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Turbidity Fact Sheet

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pH Fact sheet

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