- Google maps: To find maps of the rivers in our local area
- Oddizzi.com: General information about rivers & more detailed information about some named rivers if you subscribe
- Nature Grid: Pond and river plants Excellent pictures and child-friendly descriptions of common pond and river plants in UK
- BBC.co.uk: Freshwater plants Useful for identifying river plants
- Exploring pond habitats: Useful for exploring what life can survive in different parts of the river/pond
- Postcode Plant Database: A really useful postcode flora search for the whole of the UK. Type in your postcode and all of the plants (including water plants) to be found in your area pop up with pictures, including common and scientific names and descriptions!
- Life Of The Frog: The frog’s lifecycle
- Natterjack Toad lifecycle
- Cornwall Rivers: Food Webs & Chains
- RSPB: Grey Heron
- Nature Grid: The Heron
- OtterNet.com: For pictures and info about otters
- BBC.co.uk: European Water Vole For info and pictures about water voles
- BBC.co.uk: Estuaries, Spurn Point Good information about UK estuaries
- Wikipedia: List of UK Rivers
- Wikipedia: Geography of the United Kingdom: Good for images of UK and lists of main rivers
- WWF.org Useful information on international river conservation schemes
Postcode Plant Database
Here is the site you need to research local water plants. Type in our school’s postcode, BD19 4NA, then scroll down to Water Plants in the results.
Here you will find all the information you need to name the plants on the sheet.
Link (Natural History Museum): www.nhm.ac.uk/fff/searchPC.html
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