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points earned by our 576 teams

Community Gardening
Posted by Corbridge Middle School, United Kingdom on 8 July 2019
Post related to Grow it yourself!

Our Water Explorers went into the local village to help with the school community garden. It is a sensory garden with a section for sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. We weeded and put down bark chippings with the help of Christine from the RHS. We counted bees and butterflies - the area used t

Floating gardens
Posted on 2 July 2019
Transporting water is hard hard work
Posted on 2 July 2019
Fashion Show and Swap Shop
Posted on 1 July 2019
Horfield Water Festival
Posted on 27 June 2019
Testing the water purity at Swineford (a tributary of the Avon)
Posted on 26 June 2019
Identifying our finds
Flushing out the Leaks
Posted on 25 June 2019
Checking on the Urinals
Has Attachment
Posted on 7 June 2019
Global Water Connections
Posted on 24 April 2019
Our World Water Day Festival
Has Attachment
Posted on 29 March 2019
Wearing Blue for World Water Day
World Water Day 2019
Posted on 26 March 2019
Chromatography Investigation
Posted on 29 January 2019
Growing own food
Posted on 23 January 2019
Another visit from Northumbrian Water!
Posted on 11 December 2018
Global connections
Posted on 10 December 2018
Family water survey
Posted on 29 November 2018
Water walkway
Posted on 14 November 2018
Making a spash!
Posted on 17 October 2018
Water Explorers are going to the National Science Competition Finals 2019
Posted on 5 October 2018
Filtering Water Experiment
Posted on 28 September 2018
Having fun filtering the mud solution

Completing Challenges will help you climb the Water Explorer leaderboard. In addition, your project work can be used to support CREST and Eco-Schools Awards.

CREST Award (British Science Association)
Each year, over 32,000 CREST Awards are undertaken by 11-to-19-year-olds, giving them opportunities to explore real-world science, technology, engineering and maths projects in an exciting way.

Use Water Explorer Challenges as a basis for a CREST Bronze Award. To get the Award, you’ll need to spend at least 10 hours on your project. Find out more about CREST Bronze Award here.

Eco-Schools Award
Tackle Water Explorer Challenges and gather evidence to apply for an Eco-Schools Award. Challenges address several Eco-School topics including Water, Waste, Biodiversity and Global Citizenship. Take the plunge and go for your Green Flag Award! Find out more about Eco-Schools England here.

Contact the Water Explorer team through [email protected] with any questions on how Water Explorer can help you achieve sustainability success.

Local Partner Global Action Plan

Global Action Plan UK (GAP UK) is an environmental behaviour change charity that has been helping people to adopt more sustainable lifestyles for over 20 years. GAP UK works with schools, communities and businesses to develop and deliver programmes that change behaviours. 

GAP UK led the design of the global WaterExplorer programme and is coordinating its delivery across the 11 countries. You can find out more about us at www.globalactionplan.org.uk 

Water Explorer is a Global Action Plan initiative
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