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The Water Cycle

The Water Cycle

Author: Paola Guerrero

Fifth Grade Standards 

Science Content Area Standard: 5. 3. Water on Earth moves between the oceans and land through the processes of evaporation and condensation. As a basis for understanding this concept: C. Students know water vapor in the air moves from one place to another and can form fog or clouds, which are tiny droplets of water or ice, and can fall to Earth as rain, hail, sleet, or snow. 

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Hi Students, please review the slides first. Then, you will sing along to "The Water Cycle Song" and learn more about the water cycle with Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Water Cycle Song

Published on Jan 27, 2015

The Water Cycle Song by Have Fun Teaching is a Water Cycle Video that introduces the Water Cycle, including Evaporation, Condensation, and Precipitation.

Source: Have Fun Teaching (Jan 27, 2015) Water Cycle Song Video Retrieved on October 20, 2016 from

Bill Nye the Science Guy®: Water Cycle - Video

Uploaded on Dec 2, 2011
Using a whimsical model made of a tiny staircase, wind-up penguins, and a bicycle tire, Bill Nye demonstrates the phases of the water cycle: evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and collection.

Source: Disney Educational Productions (Dec 2, 2011) Bill Nye the Science Guy®: Water Cycle - Video Retrieved on October 20, 2016 from

The Water Cycle

Here is another Video you might enjoy watching on the water cycle.

Published on Jul 12, 2013
This video uses animation, graphics, and video clips to illustrate and explain each of the "flow" and "storage" processes in the Hydrologic Cycle, more commonly known as the Water Cycle: precipitation, interception, runoff, infiltration, percolation, groundwater discharge, evaporation, transpiration, evapotranspiration, and condensation

Source: National Science Foundation (July 12, 2013) The Water Cycle Retrieved on October 20, 2016 from

The Big Question!

After completing all the videos, PowerPoint, and Quiz. You will visit the Google Forms and answer the question. If the link does not work for you, copy and paste the link below.