Drip Drop Detectives: Exposing The Water Cycle

by: Jessica Fries-Gaither and Terry Shiverdecker

Throughout the inquiry, in this chapter, students play the role of scientists who are investigating the question, How can a drop of water travel around the world? Students examine the water cycle: evaporation, condensation, infiltration, and transpiration. Then students develop a water cycle diagram based on what they have learned. Along with learning about the water cycle, students also learn about the importance of the reproducibility of results.

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5E Earth & Space Science Inquiry Instructional Materials Lesson Plans Literacy Pedagogy


Type Book ChapterPub Date 10/20/2012Stock # PB325X_13

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