This All About Canals resource from The Canal & River Trust is great for KS2 history and geography local studies, as well as for project and badge work.
Students will discover:
How canals are different from rivers
Why canals were built
Who built canals and when
Weird and wonderful canal inventions
Who looks after canals today
Your nearest canal
The Canal & River Trust is a charity that looks after 2,000 miles of waterways, and ‘Explorers’ is the Trust’s education programme aimed at children aged 5-11. Get more great resources from The Canal & River Trust here and on its website at canalrivertrust.org.uk/explorers. You can also follow on Twitter at @canalrivertrust.
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