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All Things Water

Thameside receives a 'Water Box' from IChemE WSIG.

 John Walker from IChem The Water Box

John Walker presented the school with a 'Water Box' from IChemE WSIG (Water Special Interest Group) and Key stage 2 children will be able to use the kit to conduct experiments from siphoning to filtering, supporting the KS2 curriculum. He also told the children lots of interesting facts about water:

Did you know?

  • It takes 8000-9000 litres of water to make a pair of jeans.
  • It takes 8 and half litres of water to make the plastic for a 500ml bottle of water.
  • The water we drink has been drunk by other people about 8 times.
  • We drink water that once passed through the dinosaurs.
  • When babies are born they are 72% water.