Fifth Grade Lesson Plan: Build Your Own Water Cycle

Fifth Grade Science Content Standards: Earth Sciences

3. Water on Earth moves between the oceans and land through the processes of evaporation and condensation.

B. Students know when liquid water evaporates, it turns into water vapor in the air and can reappear as a liquid when cooled or as a solid if cooled below the freezing point of water.

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.

This hands-on lesson will teach students about the water cycle through making their own water cycle.

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