Sunlight and Evaporation

Here is a simple inquiry experiment designed to demonstrate that the energy from sunlight can evaporate water. Young scientists follow provided procedural steps to construct a model of our atmosphere using a bowl, a cup, water and plastic wrap. After observing what happens, they answer three short answer questions. This resource also includes a couple of paragraphs of background information for teachers. 

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