WebQuest for 2nd/3rd Grade
Virginia SOL 3.9
Our class is going on a trip through the water
cycle. We are all going to become drops of
water. We will discover the answers to the following
questions. Why does water change into many forms? What is the
water cycle and how does it affect our lives? Not only will you
learn the answers to these questions but you will also become the teacher and
teach your classmates what you have learned. You will research, plan, and
publish. So lets get started!
We will travel through the Water Cycle and
investigate each area. Then we will work with a partner to prepare a PowerPoint presentation to show
what we have learned about the Water Cycle. You should show the importance
of Evaporation, Precipitation, and Condensation. Use the links below to assist
you as you learn about the Water Cycle.
Be sure and answer the following questions:
- Explain how the Water Cycle
- Define evaporation.
- What are the three process
that occur to form clouds?
- What is condensation?
- List 3 forms of precipitation.
- Why is the Water Cycle important to life on
Students will be evaluated on their
participation in the project, the information they present, and their overall
performance. All three phases of
water should be included..
Briefly explain how evaporation and condensation play a part in these phases.