Science Activities - Water in the Environment

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These activities were created to complement the Ontario Curriculum Grade 2 Science strand; AIR AND WATER IN THE ENVIRONMENT* but would also work in any primary classroom investigating water or weather!

There are 2 culminating tasks included, each with student handouts that will help them plan, investigate, and report on, WATER IN THEIR ENVIRONMENT.

ACTIVITY #1 I CAN CONSERVE WATER

• We use water! (record your family's water use over 5 days)
• I can conserve water (make a plan to reduce your family's water consumption)
• Poster (make a poster to encourage water conservation) - You, or students themselves will provide the materials needed for the posters.
• My poster has... (checklist for an effective poster)
• Rubric (Expectations, Levels 1-4)*

ACTIVITY #2 I CAN OBSERVE AND MEASURE PRECIPITATION

• I can observe and measure precipitation (Observe and record precipitation over 5 days)
• Planning Sheet; My materials (what will I need?); My plan (what will I do?); My results (what did I observe?)
• Pictograph (make a pictograph to display results and present the information to the class in the form of a weather report).
• Weather symbols are included to help students make their pictograph.
• My pictograph has... (checklist for an effective pictograph)
• Rubric (Expectations, Levels 1-4)*

*www.edu.gov.on.ca/curriculum/elementary/

You may also like my Water Cycle Craftivity

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Science Activities - Water in the Environment
Science Activities - Water in the Environment
Science Activities - Water in the Environment
Science Activities - Water in the Environment