The water cycle is an extremely important pattern in nature. It is presented in the early grades in a simple manner, but its complexity is noted in upper elementary school. This unit presents various water cycle diagrams. Students are to analyze the diagrams, noting each diagram's similarities and differences.
This set of activities allows students to analyze and interpret several water cycle diagrams.
Water cycle diagrams, each with a set of questions that reinforce higher level thinking skills
Discussion questions (HOTS included)
2 Labeling activities, basic and more complex
Water cycle in a jar activity
Links to age appropriate water cycle videos
vocabulary cards good for a word wall
This set of activities is great for getting students to analyze and to draw conclusions from the diagram. Good for many grade levels.