Access Point #: SC.5.E.7.Su.4

Identify different types of precipitation, including rain and snow.
General Information
Number: SC.5.E.7.Su.4
Category: Supported
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08
Big Idea: Earth Systems and Patterns : Humans continue to explore the interactions among water, air, and land. Air and water are in constant motion that results in changing conditions that can be observed over time.

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5020060: Science - Grade Five
7720060: Access Science Grade 5

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Cycling Water Through the Environment:

Water plays a major role in the planet's weather and climate, as well as nourishes people, plants, and animals; it is a crucial ingredient for life on Earth. Earth's natural mechanism for transporting, cleansing, and recycling water between the surface and the atmosphere is referred to as the water cycle. This lesson has students recognize water's different forms and where it exists in the environment. The class will discuss and perform experiments, modeling the water cycle and exploring how salt water can be distilled into fresh water.

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