Water Cycle Teacher Resources
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I Just Drank George Washington's Water!
Guide your learners through the water cycle with this lesson plan. Over the course of the lesson, they read two Magic School Bus books, discuss the water cycle, come up with water facts, complete a diagram of the water cycle, recognize water cycle vocabulary, and explain the water cycle in a summary.
2nd - 4th Science 4 Views 77 Downloads
Earth's Water Sources
General facts about Earth's water sources, human use, and the water cycle are outlined by this presentation. Slide three has a grammatical error and slide nine refers to the local watershed of the author, so you will need to make a few minor changes.
5th - 7th Science 7 Views 9 Downloads
New Review Effects of Water
To prepare for a performance task assessment, class members review the stages of the water cycle and then individuals assume the roles of drops of water for a Reader's Theater exercise. The script, a graphic depicting the water cycle, and a vocabulary list are included in the resource.
4th - 7th Science 10 Views 10 Downloads
Earth's Water Cycle
National Geographic's MapMaker Interactive is a wonderful tool to use when introducing your hydrologists to the water cycle. Show your class Earth's oceans and the movement of water from place to place. Then, using a large colorful diagram, show them the movement of water from the surface to the atmosphere.
2nd - 5th Science 101 Views 165 Downloads
Drip... Drop... Raindrops
Students demonstrate the steps of evaporation, cloud formation, and precipitation within the water cycle. They make and demonstrate how to use a hygrometer to record daily humidity and describe how rain, snow, and sleet form.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 22 Downloads
Changes in Nature
The goal of this science lesson is to have youngsters be able to identify the physical and chemical changes in the carbon cycle, and water cycle due to weathering. The in-class inquiry/experiment is quite interesting and easy to implement. The results should result in quite a bit of debate and discussion regarding why the changes occured.
5th Science 5 Views 24 Downloads
WATER You Doing to Help?
Auntie Litter is here to educate young scholars about water pollution and environmental stewardship! Although the 15-minute video clip is cheesy, it's an engaging look at the water cycle and conservation. Learners start by illustrating their hypothesis of what will happen to an ice cube left on the window ledge in the sun.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 29 Downloads
Students research folklore and scientific information about rain and water cycles. Then they communicate their understanding of water cycles by creating mobiles showing each stage. Students also write their own folk tales, explaining the water cycle and its relationship to weather and climatic patterns using rhyme, rhythm, and repetition.
1st - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Excuse Me, Is This the Way to the Drainpipe?
Elementary kids read and color the story of Willy Wetsworth, a drop of water, as he describes the journey that he and his friends take to provide fresh water to houses. He tells his story to Martha Merriweather, a little girl, and explains what she can do to help protect Willy and his watery pals.
K - 6th Science 7 Views 3 Downloads
Leaves, the Sun, and the Water Cycle
As a way to combine life and physical science, or simply as an investigation of plant transpiration, this lesson is sure to inspire! Middle schoolers capture the moisture given off by plants that are placed in different conditions. They relate the output to the surface area of the leaves.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 29 Downloads
The Water Cycle: The Water Process
Its time to introduce the water cycle! This presentation describes the water cycle in terms of condensation, evaporation, and precipitation. Five straightforward comprehension questions and easy to understand concept definitions make for a perfect 1st grade resource.
1st - 2nd Science 3 Views 48 Downloads
Winter Wonderland - Winter Olympics and the Water Cycle
After a concise introduction to the water cycle, junior meteorologists access NOAA's average snowfall data. They choose a city to examine in terms of precipitation. Then they look at historical snowfall data and use it to predict snow supply for the Winter Olympics.
5th - 7th Science 4 Views 13 Downloads
Water Cycle Song
Oh my! Get ready for a water cycle song. This short little song, sung to the tune of "Oh My Darling Clementine," is intended to assist young weather enthusiasts in recalling the three parts of the water cycle. Tip: Have your class group up and compose a water cycle song of their own.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 61 Downloads
The Water Cycle
A short, but nicely done, presentation on the basics of the water cycle. In it, learners view slides which describe the fascinating process of how the sun creates water vapor, which creates clouds, which create rain, which flows into rivers and lakes, which feed back into the ocean, where the process starts all over again!
2nd - 3rd Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Water Cycle Worksheets
A website links you to several water cycle worksheets geared toward an upper elementary or middle school level. Diagrams, word search, crossword, and fill-in-the-blank worksheets are available. As an added bonus, there are links to resources that focus on bodies of water and rivers.
4th - 8th Science 53 Views 147 Downloads
The Water Cycle: What is it and How Does it Work?
One of the better PowerPoints on the water cycle can be found right here. Illustrated slides present details about condensation, precipitation, evaporation, and percolation. The final two slides require pupils to label the steps in the water cycle.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Science and Reading: Water Cycle
Students explore Earth science by identifying characteristics of water. In this water cycle lesson, students read 10 separate books regarding Earth science and weather patterns. Students analyze the information from the books and complete graphic arts activities, vocabulary quizzes and study questions.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 218 Views 523 Downloads
The Water Cycle in a Bowl
Students conduct an experiment on the stages of the Water Cycle. In this water cycle lesson, students view the materials needed for the experiment and brainstorm how they relate to the Water Cycle. Students conduct an experiment where they create the Water Cycle in a bowl and observe it for the next few days.
K - 3rd Science 27 Views 129 Downloads