Intro

With all the snow we have had this year, will we have any water left for our plants in the Spring?

Well lets find out, We can do that by taking a closer look into the water cycle.

Visit the link below:

http://www.kidzone.ws/water/

Let's evaporate into the water cycle!

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Watch the following video to get a better understanding of the water cycle.

Task

First, we will need to find a youtube video that explains the water cycle.

this should help to show you an understanding of the water cycle. It should show the many steps that water travels through.

Next find a partner and you two are going to make your own video explaining the water cycle. Use movie maker to create the video. The video should have pictures that illustrate the water cycle.


Process

Task one:

* Go to youtube.com

* Type water cycle into the search box

* Find a video that helps you to understand the water cycle.

* Watch video and copy the link to a word document and print the document with your name on it.

Task two:

* Find your partner.

* Figure out what will be included in your video.

* Make posters to use in your video and a script for your video.

* Start recoding your video.

* Upload your video to movie maker.

* Upload video to youtube.

* View your other classmates videos and we will vote on the best video.

Resources

Water cycle photo- http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://cwc.nic.in/cwc_website/main/images/water%2520cycle.gif&imgrefurl=http://lifeofearth.org/greenhouse-gases&usg=__9YWx13qhT27MrgGcx_j-atOnD8I=&h=444&w=562&sz=16&hl=en&start=41&zoom=1&tbnid=uHnqryGXZ0cVBM:&tbnh=165&tbnw=209&ei=Fe5rTd-4CIa0lQeO_PD-AQ&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dwater%2Bcycle%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26biw%3D1259%26bih%3D847%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=312&oei=Bu5rTaeiOoqWsgO9yvGoBA&page=3&ndsp=20&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:41&tx=99&ty=119

Water cycle video- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16M1Ngbk

Water cycle website- http://www.kidzone.ws/water/

Standards- http://www.isbe.net/ils/science/standards.htm

NETS-S- http://www.iste.org/standards/nets-for-students/nets-student-standards-2007.aspx



Standards

IL
-13.B.1d Identify and describe ways that science and technology affect people’s everyday lives (e.g., transportation, medicine, agriculture, sanitation, communication occupations).
- 13.B.2c Identify and explain ways that science and technology influence the lives and careers of people.

NETS-S
- 2.a- interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
- 3. b- locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.
- 4.a - identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation.
- 6.a-understand and use technology systems
- 6.b- select and use applications effectively and productively.

Rubric

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CATEGORY
4
3
2
1
Sources
Source information collected for all graphics, facts and quotes. All documented in desired format.
Source information collected for all graphics, facts and quotes. Most documented in desired format.
Source information collected for graphics, facts and quotes, but not documented in desired format.
Very little or no source information was collected.
Originality
Product shows a large amount of original thought. Ideas are creative and inventive.
Product shows some original thought. Work shows new ideas and insights.
Uses other people's ideas (giving them credit), but there is little evidence of original thinking.
Uses other people's ideas, but does not give them credit.
Requirements
All requirements are met and exceeded.
All requirements are met.
One requirement was not completely met.
More than one requirement was not completely met.
Oral Presentation
Interesting, well-rehearsed with smooth delivery that holds audience attention.
Relatively interesting, rehearsed with a fairly smooth delivery that usually holds audience attention.
Delivery not smooth, but able to hold audience attention most of the time.
Delivery not smooth and audience attention lost.
Organization
Content is well organized using headings or bulleted lists to group related material.
Uses headings or bulleted lists to organize, but the overall organization of topics appears flawed.
Content is logically organized for the most part.
There was no clear or logical organizational structure, just lots of facts.



Conclusion:

After completing your project you will have a better understanding of the water cycle. You should be able to give a full discription of the water cycle and how it works.


BY: Tiffany Deraedt
Molly Houlihan