Drinking Water and The Water Cycle  


                                                                                                                            

Drinking Water for Kids from the EPA - includes games for kids and lessons for teachers
    http://water.epa.gov/learn/kids/drinkingwater/index.cfm
    http://www.epa.gov/safewater/kids/flash/flash_watercycle.html
    http://www.epa.gov/learn-issues/learn-about-water   

Water Cycle - newhttp://water.usgs.gov/edu/watercycle-kids.html (Interactive diagram plus printable poster)
               http://water.epa.gov/learn/kids/drinkingwater/upload/graphic_grades_k-3_watercycle.pdf
               http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watercycle.html
               http://www.mbgnet.net/fresh/cycle/index.htm
               http://www.kidzone.ws/water/
               http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/watercycle/

                           
Where Does Drinking Water Come From?
    http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/PROGRAMS/DrinkingWaterProtectionProgram/Wheredoesdrinkingwatercomefrom.aspx
    http://extension.psu.edu/natural-resources/water/youth/drinking-water/the-water-we-drink
    Lesson plans - https://seagrant.uaf.edu/marine-ed/curriculum/grade-3/investigation-1.html

Watershed Games - http://www.cserc.org/sierra-fun/games/watershed-game/
                     http://www.waterrocks.org/
                     http://northlandnemo.org/watershedgame.html
                     http://floridaswater.com/odyssey/flash/cloudGame.swf

Water Science for Schools from the USGS
    http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/

Water Games - http://apps.southeastwater.com.au/games/se-water-cycle.swf
                 http://www.neok12.com/Water-Cycle.htm
                 http://wateruseitwisely.com/kids/games/
                 http://www.discoverwater.org/blue-traveler/
                 http://www.nps.gov/wica/forteachers/upload/Hydrology-Water_Cycle_Game-2.pdf


The Water Cycle - http://www-k12.atmos.washington.edu/k12/pilot/water_cycle/grabber2.html
                                            http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/blog/2013/09/11/learn-the-water-cycle-through-an-interactive-game/

The Water Cycle from Zoom School with a diagram to fill in
 
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/planets/earth/Watercycle.shtml

        Readers' Theater script about the Water Cycle
        
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/rt/weather/watercycle.shtml

Water: A Never-Ending Story
http://www-k12.atmos.washington.edu/k12/pilot/water_cycle/index.html

Follow a Drip Through the Water Cycle - lots of text but a graphic, too
http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/followadrip.html

The Hydrologic Cycle - http://www.nwrfc.noaa.gov/info/water_cycle/hydrology.cgi
                        http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/hyd/home.rxml
                                      http://www.eoearth.org/article/Hydrologic_cycle

Science Court (Tom Snyder) Water Cycle - Is There Water in the Air?
 http://www.tomsnyder.com/products/productextras/scisci/watercycle.asp

    The Water Cycle Song - http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2nggud
                             https://www.schooltube.com/video/8befaab71cafac5a3bb7/
                             http://www.miwaterstewardship.org/educators/videos/viewvideos/videoid/151/singalong-water-cycle-song        

The Water Cycle from the Missouri Botanical Garden
http://mbgnet.mobot.org/fresh/cycle/index.htm

Water Cycle Lesson Plan  from NASA - http://pmm.nasa.gov/education/lesson-plans/exploring-water-cycle

Water Cycle in a Bottle Experiment
http://wikieducator.org/Water_Cycle_in_a_Bottle

Water Cycle Lesson Plan with a Terrarium -
https://www.peelregion.ca/pw/waterstory/pdf/activities/Water-Cycle-Terrarium.pdf
http://www.kidsgardening.org/sites/www.kidsgardening.org/files/Terrariums%20K_2.pdf
http://extension.uga.edu/k12/science-behind-our-food/lesson-plans/Terrarium.pdf


ProTeacher lesson Plans and Ideas -
http://www.proteacher.com/110056.shtml

Science Netlinks Lesson Plan - http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/the-water-cycle/

Splish Splash: Water's Journey to My Glass
    http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/07/gk2/water.html

Make Your Own Water Cycle Wheels - http://www.epa.state.il.us/kids/fun-stuff/water-cycle/wheel-part-1.html
 

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