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Demonstrating Understanding: The Water Cycle

Now that the students knew quite a lot about the water cycle I wanted them to organise their ideas and share them with an audience. I reminded them how to use the application Explain Everything and gave them some simple instructions, they had to take a photo of the water cycle and use …

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Sorting Out and Going Further: The Water Cycle

I started the lesson dressed up as H2O, what did these letters mean? Did anyone know? Most of the children were able to make the connection to our unit, it must have something to do with water but they weren’t quite sure what the letters meant. After a brief explanation …

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Tuning In and Finding Out: What is the Water Cycle?

During this unit of inquiry the students are exploring water and the role it plays in our world, the structure of scientific inquiry and how evidence in experiments supports and changes our understanding. We decided that first we would explore water and the role it plays in our world. With …