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The Water Cycle

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  • Blue Planet - Students estimate the percentage of Earth's surface that is covered by water and, by tossing an inflatable globe, take a simple probability sample to check their estimates.
  • The Incredible Journey - With a roll of a cube, students simulate the movement of water within the water cycle.
  • A Drop in the Bucket - By estimating and calculating the percentage of available fresh water on Earth, students understand that this resource must be used and managed carefully.
  • Common Water - Students analyze the results of a simulation to understand that water is a a shared resource and is managed.
  • My Water Footprint - Students learn about water footprints and construct a "Water Meter" to keep track of their personal water use.