Display this water cycle diagram when teaching about the continuous movement of water above and on the surface of the Earth.
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Explore the wonders of the water cycle with a poster created by Teach Starter. This colorful and educational poster is the perfect addition to any science classroom. It showcases the various stages of the water cycle, from evaporation to precipitation, in an easy-to-understand diagram. With clear labels and vivid illustrations, students will learn about the continuous movement of water on Earth and its role in our ecosystem. Hang it up and watch as your students discover the beauty and importance of the water cycle!
This poster illustrates the different phases of the water cycle, including:
- Groundwater flow
How to Make the Most of Your Stages of the Water Cycle Poster
- Print the poster and display it in your classroom for students to reference when doing independent work.
- Print the poster, slip it into a clear sleeve and use it in your guided groups as a reminder.
- Print the poster, slide it into a clear sleeve and hang it on a ring as a reference tool for a learning center.
We’ve also come up with bonus ways to turn posters into interactive tools that really make your lessons stick!
📂 Place copies in students’ homework folders for reference.
🧠 Test students’ memories by showing them the poster, then hiding it and having them tell you what they remember.
✅ Incorporate posters into your lesson wrap-up: students write on a sticky note what they learned from the lesson and place it on the poster.
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