MS-ESS2-4: Cycling of Water Through Earth's Systems

Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth's systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.

Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on the ways water changes its state as it moves through the multiple pathways of the hydrologic cycle. Examples of models can be conceptual or physical.

Assessment Boundary: A quantitative understanding of the latent heats of vaporization and fusion is not assessed.




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Phenomena

 

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Vocabulary

Hydrologic cycle
Water (liquid, solid and in the atmosphere)
Solar energy
Gravity
Atmosphere
Landforms
Plants and other living things
Evaporation
Condensation
Crystallization
Precipitation
Transpiration
Energy and matter

Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through earth's systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity. (Energy and Matter)


Learning Plans


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