Lesson Plan

Got Water? How the Water Cycle Works

Come on in, the water’s fun! In this activity, students see the water cycle in action with ordinary objects and learn the water the dinosaurs tasted is still around.
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Learning Objectives

Students will identify the stages of the water cycle with a picture match activity.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
Water Cycle: From the Sky to the Land and Back Again
  • Ask students to think about how the ocean gets full of so much water and how it stays so full.
  • Project the Water Cycle: From the Sky to the Land and Back Again worksheet. Explain that the answer to this question is part of what is called the Water Cycle and that we’ll learn more about it today.