In this set of activities, students will learn about the water cycle and, in particular, how water in the soil contributes to the cycle and responds to changes in it.

Subjects: Geography, Science, Earth Science

Age range: 8–11 years old

Type: reading and practical activities

Complexity: easy to medium

Lesson time required: 6 hours

Includes the use of: soil, water, various containers, measuring cylinders, food colouring, standard software, Internet.

Downloadable: ESA CCI Education Resource Pack_Water cycle.pdf