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The Water Cycle

“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.” So said marine scientist, conservationist, and explorer Jacques Cousteau.

With this set of lessons, students explore this dynamic cycle that sustains and fuels life on earth. A corresponding direct instruction lesson helps students determine and trace central ideas in a text.

CERCA Slides by Grade

Grade 3-Feb-10-2022-03-16-46-28-PM

Grade 3: All the Water in the World

How do the three main parts of the water cycle work? (CCSS.RI.3.3-3.7, CCSS.W.3.2-3.6)

Grade 4-3

Grade 4: The Science of the Water Cycle for Kids

How do the different steps in the water cycle work? (CCSS.RI.4.3-4.6, CCSS.W.4.2)

Grade 5-Feb-10-2022-03-16-44-38-PM

Grade 5: Follow a Drop Through the Water Cycle

What happens to water in the water cycle? (CCSS.RI.5.1-5.6, CCSS.W.5.2-5.9)

Grade 6-8-3

Grade 6-8: One Vast Cycle

Based on the information in the video and text, what are the steps of the water cycle, and how might they be affected by human activity? (CCSS.RI.6-8.1, CCSS.W.6-8.2)

Grades 9-10-1

Grade 9-10: Miraculous Molecule

How does the author develop and support the claim that water is the universe’s “most miraculous molecule”? (CCSS.RI.9-10.1, CCSS.W.9-10.2)

Grades 11-12-1

Grade 11-12: The Water Cycle

According to the research presented in this article, how is the water cycle affected by climate change? (CCSS.RI.11-12.1, CCSS.W.11-12.2)

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