Water Is A Basic Need

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See how animals, people, and plants use water

Student Application

Learn that water is essential to life and discover the many places water can be found on Earth and the many ways we use water.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will recognize that water is the most abundant liquid on earth. Earth is called the "water planet". Water covers seventy percent of the earth's surface.
  2. Students will know that water is present above ground in rivers, streams, lakes, and oceans. However, water is also present under the earth's surface in underground str...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Anticipatory Set: Tell students you are going to put a dab of water on their cheeks. They are to raise their hands when their cheeks no longer feel wet. Use a paper towel or cotton ball to apply water. How did it feel? (cold) Where did it go? (evaporated)

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