(Updated on 19/02/2016)




  • Humans causing big shifts in freshwater locations (20th May, 2018) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "How is human activity changing freshwater?"
    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Freshwater - Level 4  or  Freshwater - Level 5
    "Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
    crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)
  • 'Save water'
    " is a lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at level A2 and above, and is based on the theme of water shortage.
    Students will look at the causes of water shortages locally and internationally, discuss the use of water and produce a poster
    giving advice on saving water in the home or in the school.


  • Desert beetles used to get water from air (March 01, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Scientists may have found one answer to the problem of water shortages. It is a new material that collects water from the air."

  • The world water crisis
    "World Water Day takes place every year on March 22nd. How much do you know about the water you drink and use every day?
    Watch this video and learn about the world water crisis."

    + Interactive activities + Worksheets + Transcript


  • Activists fight for water in Mexico - a lesson plan
    with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), podcast, communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."

    (Breaking News English)


  • Lesson: Water, Water Everywhere
    "Students learn about floods, discovering that different types of floods occur from different water sources, but primarily from heavy rainfall. While floods occur naturally and have benefits such as creating fertile farmland, students learn that with the increase in human population in flood-prone areas, floods are become increasingly problematic. Both natural and manmade factors contribute to floods. Students learn what makes floods dangerous and what engineers design to predict, control and survive floods."






  • EARTH PROBLEMS - a webquest
    I. Air Pollution - II. Energy Depletion - III. Overflowing Landfills - IV. Rain Forest Destruction - V. Vanishing Species -
    VI. Water Pollution