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Water Cycle Activities for 5th Grade Science

The resources below will provide students a comprehensive understanding of the water cycle. All of the following lessons are also included in the Kesler Science Membership.

The Water Cycle 5E Lesson includes materials for every "E" phase, including the Water Cycle Station Lab for Exploration and an interactive PowerPoint with digital INB templates for Explanation.

The lesson also includes introduction materials for Engagement, student-choice project ideas for Elaboration, and assessments for Evaluation.

After completing the Water Cycle 5E Lesson, students will be able to explain how the Sun and the ocean interact in the water cycle.

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Essential Questions and Standards

Below are the essential questions and standards associated with the lessons and activities included in the water cycle unit. This topic is only one of many 5th grade science topics included in the Kesler Science Membership.

Essential Questions
  • Why is the Sun important for the water cycle?
  • What role does the ocean play in the water cycle?
  • 5.8 B - Explain how the Sun and the ocean interact in the water cycle

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