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London Museum of Water & Steam

My name is Anna Chrystal and I am the Education and Outreach Officer at the London Museum of Water & Steam. The London Museum of Water and Steam, formerly Kew Bridge Steam Museum, explores the story of London’s water supply as the vital lifeblood of our city. We have the world’s largest collection of Cornish cycle steam engines including the largest in the world still in steam on its original site.

My name is Anna Chrystal and I am the Education and Outreach Officer at the London Museum of Water & Steam. The London Museum of Water and Steam, formerly Kew Bridge Steam Museum, explores the story of London’s water supply as the vital lifeblood of our city. We have the world’s largest collection of Cornish cycle steam engines including the largest in the world still in steam on its original site.
KS2 + -Water  Filtration
AnnaChrystal

KS2 + -Water Filtration

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Have you ever wondered where Londoners get our drinking water comes from, and where it has come from for centuries? The River Thames of course! Have you ever considered where Victorians disposed of there toilet waste? Same answer! So how to we keep our drinking water so clean....? Use this informative and visual sheet as an aid to understanding the process of cleaning water. Suitable for KS2+. For more information on water filtration, Industrial Revolution, other topics, and the London Museum of Water and Steam, please contact the Education Officer on 0203 728 4973.
KS2 - What about James Watt?
AnnaChrystal

KS2 - What about James Watt?

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Five things everyone should know about James Watt! James Watt is a hugely important person in British and indeed industrial history, but how much do you really know about him? Use this informative and visual sheet as an aid to understanding this remarkable man. Suitable for KS2+. For more information on the Industrial Revolution, other topics, and the London Museum of Water and Steam, please contact the Education Officer on 0203 728 4973.
KS3 - Locomotive
AnnaChrystal

KS3 - Locomotive

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In 1804 Scottish born Richard Trevithick invented the first working Steam Locomotive, initially used to transport resources. Trevithick's invention sparked a number of steam related transportation inventions, including George Stephenson infamous Rocket, the first passenger Steam Locomotive. Use this informative and visual sheet as an aid to understanding this remarkable machine. Suitable for KS3. For more information on Steam Locomotives, transportation, other topics, and the London Museum of Water and Steam, please contact the Education Officer on 0203 728 4973.
KS3 - Steam power simplified
AnnaChrystal

KS3 - Steam power simplified

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Almost every modern machine can trace its origins back to the Industrial Revolution, a period when steam power ruled. The 1800's was a period in which the United Kingdom experienced major industrial advances, economic growth and a population boom. Much of this directly related to the move from water and wind power to the steam power. Use this informative and visual information sheet as part of your Industrial Revolution topic. Suitable for KS3+. For more information on the Industrial Revolution and the London Museum of Water and Steam, please contact the Education Officer on 0203 728 4973.
KS2+ - London's deadly disease
AnnaChrystal

KS2+ - London's deadly disease

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Between 1832 and 1866 over 35,000 people mysteriously died across London. The best medical minds of the time couldn't fathom why & people where beginning to drop like flies. Was it that awful stench in the air or something far more deadly? Use this informative and visual sheet as an aid to understanding the 'Great Stink', cholera and life in Victorian London. Suitable for KS2+. For more information on the Industrial Revolution, other topics, and the London Museum of Water and Steam, please contact the Education Officer on 0203 728 4973.
KS2 + - Thames to tap
AnnaChrystal

KS2 + - Thames to tap

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Ever thought about where you water comes from & how it gets to your taps? With the population of Victorian London growing water companies needed to construct a sophisticated network of pumps, pipes and filtration systems in order to deliver clean fresh drinking water. Use this informative and visual sheet as an aid to understanding this complex yet vital systems. Suitable for KS2+. For more information on the Water Network, other topics, and the London Museum of Water and Steam, please contact the Education Officer on 0203 728 4973.