This pair of hands-on lessons gives students the opportunity to make models and watch both evaporation and transpiration. This resource includes interactive notebook flaps and folds, a nonfiction article explaining transpiration, a CLOSE reading activity, and response pages.
Also available for purchase as part of a unit Water Cycle Unit
Aligned with NGSS and Utah SEEd
4-ESS2-1. Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.
MS-ESS2-1. Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process
MS-ESS2-4 Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth's systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.
Utah SEEd Standard 6.3.1 Develop a model to describe how the cycling of water through Earth’s systems is driven by energy from the Sun, gravitational forces, and density
Science Concepts Addressed:
Science and Engineering Practices students will used:
Developing and using models
Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Engaging in argument from evidence
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
Also available for purchase as part of a Unit Water Cycle Unit
Please view some of my other science resources:
Bundle of Colorful Exciting Science Lessons
5th Grade Science Bundle
Properties of Water Unit