Water Cycle Teacher Resources
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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
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 English Language Arts
The Water Cycle Step Book
Young scholars examine the steps of the water cycle and how it influences agriculture. They discuss the different fruits and vegetables grown in their community, and read an article about the water cycle. To wrap up, they create a book illustrating the steps of the water cycle.
1st - 3rd Science
The Happy Game: The Water Cycle
Make your students 'happy' about understanding the water cycle with The Happy Game; where young learners put their knowledge to the test to answer questions about evaporation, condensation, and precipitation. Tip: Use this game prior to a test or to see what students already know.
1st - 2nd Science
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Study Jams! The Water Cycle
Will tomorrow's soccer game be rained out? That depends on the water cycle. An animated feature explains precipitation, evaporation, transpiration, and condensation with diagrams and dialogue between Sam and RJ as they huddle under a jacket to keep from getting wet!
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable