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

Reinforcement

Students reinforce what they learned by practicing it in their daily life.

Instruction

  • Time required:
    Variable
  • Suggest that students commit to an ongoing cleanup and awareness activity:
    • Hang posters in cleaned areas to create awareness and inform the public that a cleanup activity was held in that area.
    • Repeat the activity several times during the year.
    • Organize an event such as a news conference or a small gathering in the area to inform and encourage the public to protect their community.
    • Write an article for the local newspaper.
  • Ask students to choose how they intend to apply the new knowledge the gained in this activity.