Using this site
The Water Matters Connection has four student-friendly educational
sections. These provide a stimulating way to explore the issue of sustainable
access to enough, safe water. Read the information below to start planning an
exciting learning adventure.
Abida's world Connect
Niger Water matters Take
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The Water Matters Connection teacher instructions pdf provides
more details for using the interactive elements of the website.
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Focus: Learn about life in Niger by meeting Abida's family, exploring
her village and reading information about her country.
Activities: Read family member profiles, view photo albums, do photo
puzzles, explore the village map, play ‘I spy' with Abida, send Abida and Noura
postcards *, complete quizzes based on information pages.
Focus: Take a virtual field trip to Niger and connect with Jonathan,
Brandon and Kimberley, three kiwi young people living there.
Activities: Read their online postcards from Niger, send them postcards
via the internet, and ask questions and receive answers during Term 1 and 2,
Focus: Explore water-related issues
Activities: Read information pages, choose and print off a quest to
explore the issues further, vote in the related opinion polls.
Focus: Provide opportunities to combine learning with social action on
water issues in your local community or places overseas.
Activities: Decide from a springboard of ideas that include fundraising
and advocacy options.