February 9th, 2015

Objective: Explain how and where water is distributed on Earth, and the water cycle’s role in this.

  1. Do NOW!
    What percentage of water are Oceans? What percentage of water are glaciers? What percentage of water is groundwater? What percentage of water is surface water? What percentage of water is found in the atmosphere?¿Qué porcentaje de agua son los océanos? ¿Qué porcentaje de agua son los glaciares? ¿Qué porcentaje de agua es agua subterránea? ¿Qué porcentaje de agua es agua superficial? ¿Qué porcentaje de agua se encuentra en la atmósfera?
  2. Water Cycle Game-
    Students started at one of nine stations where water can end up on Earth (Lakes, Ground water, glaciers, plants, animals, soil, oceans, rivers, or clouds). At each station is a dice, students role the dice and move to another station or stay depending on the rold, mimicing water’s movement on Earth.  While traveling students fill out the Water Cycle Travel Log
  3. Students who are done with the game will read Water Distribution Article Graph and fill out The Water Cycle and Our Earth

Homework: None 🙂

QUIZ THIS WEDNESDAY on the Hydrosphere, distribution of water, water cycle, and the unique properties of water
Hydrosphere Quiz Study Guide

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