The Water Cycle (Grade 6)

Link to Video: The Water Cycle

Essential Question: How important is water to life?

Tasks:

1. View the video on the Water Cycle.   The Water Cycle

2. Answer any one of the following questions in any of the following ways:

QUESTIONS:

a. (Recognition) What happens to the water in the water cycle?

b. (Strategic) How does water change from one phase to another in the water cycle?

c. (Affective) Why is the water cycle important to our lives?

POSSIBLE MEANS OF REPRESENTING YOUR UNDERSTANDINGS:

1.  Create an e-poster that shows the steps in the water cycle, using Glogster.  or http://edu.glogster.com/login/

2. Create a story that shows how the molecules of water change from liquid to gas and back to liquid (or solid). Use the CAST Bookbuilder. 

3. Write a short story in a cartoon using Toondoo.com; the story must show how water is important to us.

APPS to use to change the instructions to audio (Text-To-Speech App) : TinyVox or Speak it! Text To Speech.

Have Fun! E-mail elmasister@gmail.com if you need help.

TO REFLECT ON YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW (COMMENT BOX). WRITE YOUR REFLECTIONS IN THE COMMENT BOXES. Thank you!

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One thought on “The Water Cycle (Grade 6)

  1. Reflect on your experience of understanding the water cycle and representing that understanding in various ways. What did you learn (about yourself, or about the water cycle) while working on this water cycle project?

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