This resource includes a hands-on science lesson that demonstrates the whole water cycle in a jar and the formation of a cloud! It is really cool! You will only need simple household materials. This resource includes a slide show explaining the water cycle, response pages and interactive notebook flaps and folds.
Also available for purchase as part of a Bundle Water Cycle Unit and Bundle at 20% Savings
This resource is aligned with NGSS
NGSS 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.
NGSS MS-ESS2-1. Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process
NGSS 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.
and 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 and Engineering Practices used by student:
Developing and using models
Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Engaging in argument from evidence
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
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Bundle of Colorful Exciting Science Lessons
4th Grade Science Lesson Bundle
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