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Lyndal Dowd

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Science W3 T2 Rain Rain Dowd

Session 1 - It's Raining Take some time to think about your experiences with rain. Perhaps you have jumped in puddles, maybe you have used an umbrella, perhaps you have worn a raincoat. Today we are going to investigate what happens to rain falling on different surfaces. You will need: - 4 surfaces that can get wet - A cup - Water - Recording sheet Steps: 1. Select 4 different surfaces from around your home or school. This may include concrete, soil, sand, grass, plastic, pavers, asphalt or bark. 2. Using a cup half filled with water, pour the water on your first surface and observe what happens. Did the water move? Did it get absorbed into the surface? Did it dry up? Did it pool on the surface? 3. Using the tool, record what surface you used and what happened to the water on the template provided. You may also include a 4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 with all four surfaces that you selected. 5. Answer the following questions but using the tool. What did you notice about the water when you poured in on to dirt, sand, bark or soil? Why do you think this happened? What did you notice about the water when you poured in on concrete, pavers, plastic or asphalt? Why do you think this happened? Optional Watch the following video on ground water https://youtu.be/oNWAerr_xEE

2nd Grade, Science
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