Better understand how people can use the water cycle as a source of power.
Students will draw their own diagram of the water cycle at Hanford Mills Museum.
- A copy of the Hanford Mills Water Cycle blank template for each student
- A copy of the Hanford Mills Water Cycle completed template for the teacher
- Crayons and colored pencils
- Preparation Time: 5 minutes
- Class Time: 30 minutes
- Discuss your visit to Hanford Mills Museum
- Questions to ask:
- Where did you see the water cycle at work at Hanford Mills?
- Where did the mill get its power?
- What did they use the power for?
- How could we have made our experiment different so that it reflected what happens at Hanford Mills Museum?
- Give each student a blank template.
- Ask the students to complete the diagram, including all of the components they think are important.
- Go over the diagram.
- Participation in class discussion
- Finished diagram of the water cycle at Hanford Mills, complete with the important components listed above
NYS Learning Standards:
- ELA Standard 1
- Math, Science and Tech. Standard 1