Browse ESS2.A Resources

Browse ESS2.A Resources

Water's Family Tree: Where Did it Come From?
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Read about the chemistry of water and how scientists believe it formed and came to be found on Earth.
Water Cycle Speaker's Toolkit
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This Speaker ToolKit has been designed to allow presenters (scientists, engineers, etc.) to easily present to an elementary and/or middle school audience about the water cycle.
"Survivor: Earth" Lesson Plan Series
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These original GPM lessons have been developed to teach students about local and global water issues. . They are hands on activities that are done largely outdoors, and which include scientific data collection and analysis and integrate technology.
The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GPM) Lesson
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In this activity students learn the purpose of the GPM mission, the parts of the satellite and their functions and build an edible model of the satellite.
Illustration of conserving water
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This lesson helps students think about ways humans use freshwater and how we can conserve this natural resource.
Water in the Geosphere
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This lesson helps students learn about the geosphere by making observations and collecting data.
Water in the Biosphere
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This lesson helps students learn about the biosphere by making observations and using a dichotomous key.
The Water Cycle
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This activity was developed to give participants an understanding of Earth’s water cycle by completing a webquest and building a model of the water cycle.
Photo of Earth's oceans from space
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This activity was developed to give participants an understanding of how much and where water is on Earth by participating in a demonstration and using maps.
Connect the Spheres: Earth Systems Interactions
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This activity was developed to give participants an understanding of Earth’s four spheres and how they are connected.

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