Lesson Plan #:AELP-EAR002
Author: Cindy Miller, Precott High School, Prescott, AZ Date: May 1994
Grade Level(s): Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4
- Science/Earth Science
OVERVIEW: This activity will introduce new vocabulary and will serve as a building block to future lessons on the water cycle. Students will use experiences from their everyday lives to practice the above skills.
This activity is designed to help students understand that water picks up natural and man-made substances as it moves over and through the earth. Students will observe and experiment with water in three physical forms.
OBJECTIVES: Participants will be able to:
Refrigerator, small plastic glasses or a jar, water source, rulers, balance scale, tea kettle, hot plate and mirror.
ACTIVITIES AND PROCEDURES:
TYING IT ALL TOGETHER:
Have the students draw the things that they observed. Have student describe the three physical forms of water and compare and contrast them. Test students knowledge of the following vocabulary words: Solid, Liquid, Gas, Vapor, Absorb, Evaporation.
May 1994 These lesson plans are the result of the work of the teachers who have attended the Columbia Education Center’s Summer Workshop. CEC is a consortium of teacher from 14 western states dedicated to improving the quality of education in the rural, western, United States, and particularly the quality of math and science Education. CEC uses Big Sky Telegraph as the hub of their telecommunications network that allows the participating teachers to stay in contact with their trainers and peers that they have met at the Workshops.