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Backyard water experiments

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Backyard water experiments

School and pre-school aged children will love these animated experiment videos with Wally the Water Scientist. Created by Goulburn Valley Water, each experiment is supported with a worksheet.

Water Cycle in a bag with Wally

Learn about the water cycle and how to make your own in a bag.

Audience: pre-school and primary school students (with adult support)

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Walking water with Wally

Learn how water moves and discover the primary and secondary colours.

Audience: pre-school and primary school students (with adult support)

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Make your own rain gauge with Wally

Find out what a rain gauge is used for and how to make your own.

Audience: pre-school and primary school students (with adult support)

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The state of water with Wally

Did you know that water behaves differently when the temperature changes?

Audience: pre-school and primary school students (with adult support)

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Important: Suggested audience provided intended as a guide only. We recommend adults including teachers, parents and carers preview resources to ensure suitability. Please ensure children are adequately supervised when participating in these activities.

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Gippsland Water supplies fresh clean drinking water to more than 70,000 customers, and wastewater services to more than 63,000 customers across an area of more than 5,000 square kilometres. It maintains a $1 billion infrastructure network, which includes more than 2,000 kilometres of water mains, 15 water treatment plants, over 1,700 kilometres of sewer mains and 14 wastewater treatment plants.

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