Exploring the Water Cycle

In this lesson, students will learn about the water cycle and how energy from the sun and the force of gravity drive this cycle.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Global Precipitation Measurement

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The teacher's guide is thorough and also notes that the demonstrations may take a lot of preparation time outside of class.

This resource is easily amendable to make all of the demonstrations have hands-on components.

There are lots of other resources available on the NASA website.
Student capture sheet could be adapted for elementary students.
Answer keys are available upon request.