This week’s activity is a timeline. It’s aimed at ages 9 years +. It is based on a journey through water lifting devices through the ages starting from the earliest know water pump ‘The Shaduf’ invented by the Egyptians in 3000 BC.


BathChair (1)
19th century bath chair, Royal Devonshire Hospital, Buxton


You will need some scissors and some glue and a printable PDF copy of the activity sheet here Activity_Sheet_9_timeline

Cut the 7 images out at the bottom of the page and stick them down in the correct box showing the earliest water lifting device to the more recent steam engine.

Did you find all the answers to the ‘Randini’ wordsearch last week? Answers at the bottom of the page.


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