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The Water Cycle - Now You See It, Now You Don't
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The Water Cycle - Now You See It, Now You Don't
Grade Level: K-2, 3-5
Lesson Time: 30-60 Minutes
Body: Earth
Mission: Earth Science Missions (Earth)

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Short Description: Elementary students learn about the relationship between temperature and condensation.

Why We Chose This Lesson
This lesson was chosen for its quality and potential alignment to Next Generation Science Standards.

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Disciplinary Core Ideas

  • ESS2: Earth's Systems
  • ESS3: Earth and Human Activity

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Practices:

  • 2-Developing and using models
  • 3-Planning and carrying out investigations
  • 4-Analyzing and interpreting data
  • 7-Engaging in argument from evidence

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Crosscutting Concepts:

  • 1-Patterns
  • 4-Systems and system models

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Credit: NASA Aquarius Mission


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Last Updated: 26 Aug 2014