Water Cycle Project
Path of Water (Rubric # 1 & 2)Write information in your NOTEBOOK that you will need for your project.BrainPop: Do the brain pop and keep doing the quizzes until you get a 100%Log in information User name: JHtigers Passwork: Ozark
Watch this short video about the basics of the water cycle.Click this link to start Water cycle (Project Wet)1) Read the Introduction"2) click and do the "Water Cycle Activity" (under the dog) Write down what you need to know in your NOTEBOOK for your project.3) click and do the "What did I learn?" and take the quiz until you get a 100%4) click and do the "Blue Traveler" Write down all 10 steps you did during the water cycle in your NOTEBOOK. Make sure you write down how you got to your new spot (evaporation, percolation, condensation, etc.) These are examples you could use for #2 on the rubric.Don't forget to sing the Water Cycle Song we learned in class for your friends and family.
Types of Precipitation (#3 on rubric)Write information in your NOTEBOOK that you will need for your project.Watch this short video about Types of precipitation
Thermal Energy Transfer (#4 on rubric)Use your previous knowledge and/or notes on conduction, convection, and radiation to explain how thermal energy is transferred in the water cycle.
Fresh Water Usage (#5 on rubric)
Project Rubric (How you will be graded)
Explain if the amount of water stays the same.
Explain and trace the possible paths of water through the water cycle
Explains 4 possible unique paths through the water cycle.
Explains 3 possible unique paths through the water cycle.
Explains 2 possible unique paths through the water cycle.
Explains 1 possible unique paths through the water cycle.
Explains 0 possible unique paths through the water cycle.
Explain how snow, rain, sleet, freezing rain, and hail form.
Explains conditions for all the forms water can take
Explains conditions for 4 of the forms water can take
Explains conditions for 3 of the forms water can take
Explains conditions for 2 of the forms water can take
Explains conditions for 1 or less of the forms water can take
Explain how convection, conduction, and radiation occur in the water cycle
Show examples of how the water cycles provides fresh water for living things.
provides 5 examples
provides 4 examples
provides 3 examples
provides 2 examples
provides 1 or less examples
Organization: Ease of finding and understanding above standards (examples: color coding, keys, labels, pictures)
The end product has a presentation that is at the 7th grade level and is organized
The end product has a presentation that is at the 7th grade level and somewhat organized
The end product has a presentation that is at the 7th grade level or is organized
There is a presentation and it is somewhat organized
No presentation and is not organized
Be the teacher –
You will teach the class about all the topics from the rubric. Document background information you used in your lesson. Make a video summarizing the information that is 2 to 4 minutes long. It can’t be shorter than 2 minutes and not longer than 4 minutes.
Terrarium a bottle -
Materials : Dirt, plant, container, water. All materials provided by students
Include a report about how the terrarium shows the water cycle with pictures. Include all the parts from the rubric. Your paper should be long enough to include all the information. (example: explain how hail could form)
Kids Gardening : http://www.kidsgardening.org/node/12931
Multimedia –Make a _________________ showing all the information that is needed in the rubric. Examples for the blank could be but not limited to: story, cartoon, comic strip, story board, etc.