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The Water Cycle

The Water Cycle

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Author: Martha Vasquez-Guzman
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NGSS Standard: (MS-ESS2.C-4) Water continually cycles among land, ocean, and atmosphere via transpiration, evaporation, condensation and crystallization, and precipitation, as well as downhill flows on land.

Students will be able to explain the process of the water cycle. 

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Tutorial

Task:

Review the slideshow and watch the water cycle video. Then answer the quiz questions. 

Slideshow Presentation

The Water Cycle Video

The Water Cycle Song

Big Question

After watching the videos and going through the slideshow, discuss with a partner the processes that make up the water cycle. You should be able to remember at least 3 and describe what they are. 

Then get a blank paper and draw the water cycle making sure to include condensation, precipitation, and evaporation.