Zig Zag: Water

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companyOpen Mind
started17th Sep 1990
ended29th Oct 1990
last rpt17th Feb 1993
3 school years
duration20 mins
subject 🌏Geography
age rangeAge 7-9
languageenIn English

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Water is a unit of the BBC Schools TV series Zig Zag from the 1990s, covering geography for primary school pupils.

Various approaches to the subject of water, including the water cycle, hydraulic power, canals and erosion.

Episode List

# Title Broadcast
1. Water for Life #1990-09-17-00-00-0017 Sep 1990
2. Moving Water #1990-09-24-00-00-0024 Sep 1990
3. Sink or Swim #1990-10-01-00-00-001 Oct 1990
4. Land and Sea #1990-10-08-00-00-008 Oct 1990
5. Water at Work #1990-10-15-00-00-0015 Oct 1990
6. Back to the Future #1990-10-29-00-00-0029 Oct 1990


Year Term Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Channel Details
1990-91 Autumn 1990 Monday, 11:00am Wednesday, 1:40pm BBC2
1992-93 Spring 1993 Monday, 11:00am Wednesday, 1:40pm BBC2


Presenters Paul Coia
Sheelagh Gilbey
Series Producer Tom Stanier
Education Officer Frank Flynn
Director Chris Ellis
Producer Roland Tongue


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