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Watery Planet

Water Cycle, Resources, & Systems

  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
  3. Standards
  4. Assessments

Watery Planet (Grades 4-5) Mystery 1: Water on Earth's Surface

How much water is in the world?

Exploration (30 min)
Activity: Map the World's Water (25 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Watery Planet (Grades 4-5) Mystery 2: Water as a Natural Resource

When you turn on the faucet, where does the water come from?

Exploration (30 min)
Activity: Wanted: A Well (25 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Watery Planet (Grades 4-5) Mystery 3: Water Cycle

Can we make it rain?

Exploration (30 min)
Activity: Make It Rain (25 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)