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Students read a story about water cycles and then illustrate and write a summary of the story. As a class, they explain their ideas about water cycles. Afterward, students participate in experiments that enable them to observe the water cycle. They sing a song which explains the sequence of the water cycle.
Second graders investigate the water cycle. In this water cycle lesson plan, 2nd graders discover how the water cycle effects erosion and weathering. Students create their own terrariums to view the water cycle. Students illustrate their terrarium and record daily changes.
Students investigate water. For this water lesson, students investigate the water cycle and clouds. For two weeks students will chart cloud cover each day, measure rain fall and predictions about the weather. Students compare and contrast the importance of water uses. Students also create a journal to ask and answer questions and vocabulary lists.
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.
The water cycle is the focus of this technology and Earth Science lesson. Third graders complete a webquest to gain understanding of the water cycle. As they navigate through the Web Quest, they also begin the process of creating a PowerPoint presentation on the water cycle with a partner. Excellent resources are embedded in the plan such as: the PowerPoint presentation, the Water Cycle Web Quest, and a worksheet that guides them through the process.