Science and Technology H2O
Earth Science in the Garden
Dive into the study of water and the water cycle in this in-depth earth science program. Get acquainted to the clever ways in which plants and people use water and record observations and conduct water-based experiments.
K-2: Students learn that water is essential to all life and is a valuable and limited resource. They explore different ways that plants collect and use water.
3-5: Students explore the water cycle and learn about water conservation and water pollution. They conduct a water experiment to find out if plants and soil can filter out water pollutants and create a pamphlet showing what they learned.
6-8: Students investigate watersheds and how to protect them through several water experiments. They create a brochure that can be used to teach others how to protect water.
NATIONAL SCIENCE STANDARDS
Standard 1: Understands atmospheric processes and the water cycle
Standard 2: Understands Earth’s composition and structure
Standard 6: Understands relationships among organisms and their physical environment
Standard 8: Understands that the physical properties of things can change
Standard 11: Understands the nature of scientific knowledge
Standard 12: Understands the nature of scientific inquiry
Standard 13: Understands scientific enterprise