WATER POEMS PLEASE for National Science Week

2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism. As visitors to planet Earth, how we appreciate and care for limited resources such as water is important for our FUTURE EARTH (which is the school theme for this year’s National Science Week).

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At Science Rhymes, we’d love to include your poem about the science, beauty, mystery and/or environmental significance of water as we lead-up to National Science Week in Australia (12-20 August 2017). So put on your poetry hat and take the plunge! Send your H2O poems to feedback@sciencerhymes.com.au.

Click on Weird Water to view two colourful presentations about H2O science.

Here are some links to watery topics chosen by students at Whitfield State School:
EXPLODING H2O: a tiny spark is all it takes …
http://cldfacility.rutgers.edu/content/explosive-reaction-hydrogen-and-oxygen-using-balloons
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gkblppESHA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOTgeeTB_kA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UV8KbQyF228

https://www.thoughtco.com/making-water-from-hydrogen-and-oxygen-4021101

 

ICE FLOWERS: flimsy threads and graceful ribbons …
http://my.ilstu.edu/~jrcarter/ice/flowers/

http://js.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/12/12/dear-science-what-are-these-strangely-beautiful-ice-formations/?utm_term=.0d3cd98c65bf

http://my.ilstu.edu/~jrcarter/ice/Frost-flowers/

 

ICICLES: hanging like curtains of chandelier crystals …
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/science/the-mysterious-and-cool-science-of-icicles/article23241318/

https://www.goodlucktripjapan.com/en/article/item/10282/

 

FLOODS: deceptive and deadly …
http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/natural-disasters/flood4.htm

http://video.nationalgeographic.com.au/video/101-videos/floods

http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/natural-disasters/flooding/flood-cam

 

We look forward to receiving your poems!