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5th Grade Water Distribution Lab and Close Reading Unit NGSS 5-ESS2-2

5th Grade Water Distribution Lab and Close Reading Unit NGSS 5-ESS2-2
5th Grade Water Distribution Lab and Close Reading Unit NGSS 5-ESS2-2
5th Grade Water Distribution Lab and Close Reading Unit NGSS 5-ESS2-2
5th Grade Water Distribution Lab and Close Reading Unit NGSS 5-ESS2-2
5th Grade Water Distribution Lab and Close Reading Unit NGSS 5-ESS2-2
5th Grade Water Distribution Lab and Close Reading Unit NGSS 5-ESS2-2
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  1. These resources will engage students in hands-on lessons in the 5 E format. Resources also include response pages, informational text articles, interactive notebook inserts, comprehension questions and sorting activities. Each resource addresses specific standards for NGSS 5th grade in Life, Physica
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Two hands-on Labs and five pages of nonfiction text for a Close Reading Activity that will engage and your students in discovering the distribution of water on Earth.
This resource addresses NGSS Earth Systems 5-ESS2-2. Describe and graph the amounts of saltwater and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.
In the first lab students will explore water distribution on Earth making a model and then graphing their results.
The second lab explores groundwater and students will make a model to show how groundwater gathers in the aquifer.
This resource is also aligned with the CCSS for Reading Informational Text for 5th Grade. This resource integrate science and literacy for 5th grade nicely.
This resource includes lesson plans, gathering evidence, nonfiction articles, response pages, interactive notebook flaps, QR codes, hands-on inquiry based labs, graphing, measurement, Two task cards with sorting cards for review or fast finisher activities and recording pages.

Science Concepts Include:
Water Distribution
Groundwater
Saline Water
Fresh Water
Frozen Water
Glaciers
Ice Sheets
Aquifers
Aquitards
Sea Ice
Surface Water
Water Cycle
Precipitation
Evaporation
Condensation
Collection
Distribution of Water on Earth
Water Vapor
Measurement
Recording Data
Metric
Science and Engineering Practices used by student:
1. Asking questions (for science)
2. Developing and using models
3. Planning and carrying out investigations
4. Analyzing and interpreting data
5. Using mathematics and computational thinking
6. Constructing explanations (for science)
7. Engaging in argument from evidence
8. Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
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Please see some of my other resources aligned with 5th grade NGSS
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Density column Lesson NGSS Aligned


Total Pages
50 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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