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Water Wonders: The Water Cycle


During our forest walk last week, one of the conversations we had was about rain. The children named a number of things that need rain: plants, animals, fish, and oceans. We have begun learning about rain and the water cycle by conducting some experiments.  Prior to the experiments, some of the children shared their knowledge:

Sofia - when the water disappears, it is called evaporation.
Tyreese - rain comes from the clouds.
Bela - the sun dries up the puddles.
William - rain makes puddles.
Precipitation: simulating rain when clouds get heavy.
How long will it take the
water to evaporate?

How much precipitation will
we collect?

When our experiments were completed, we began painting a large water cycle mural.

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