Understanding the water cycle

  • Age group:
    Students ages 6 and 7
  • When:
    April and May
  • Time required:
    8 hours and 15 minutes

Area of learning:

  • Environment and consumption

Financial and cooperative skills

  • Differentiating between competition and cooperation
  • Learning how to work as a team
  • Responsible consumption


Students think about the extent of their commitment during the cleanup activity.

Task 1: Thinking about cooperation

Task objectives

At the end of the task, students will think about their role on their cleanup team.


  • Time required:
    30 minutes
  • Teaching material:
    (PDF, 541 KB)
  1. Hand out the self-assessment questionnaire of the Clean-Up sheet.
  2. Have students fill out the self-assessment questionnaire.
  3. As a group, discuss students' commitment during the clean-up activity.

Teacher's notes

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