This Learn, Protect, and Promote Water lesson plan also includes:
A hands-on activity helps learners explore the water cycle. After discussing how they use water, classes discuss water pollution and then move into a simulation where 20 pupils move through the water cycle based on description cards.
6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable NGSS: Adaptable
- Instead of having 20 individuals perform the simulation, divide the class into groups of eight and have each of them complete the cycle; this approach engages all learners
- Ask what would happen to the cycle if pollution entered the cycle at point _____; discuss how this would disrupt or change the flow
- Activity assumes scholars know the steps of the water cycle
- Activity has classes up and moving around, reaching kinesthetic learners
- This lesson is simple and easy to incorporate into a unit on natural resources