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Water Cycle Cube Project

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 4

Learn about the water cycle with this fun cube activity project and template.

Creative Water Cycle Project for Kids

Are you looking for a fun activity to do with your class about the water cycle? This creative water cycle cube is the perfect activity to do with your students and will also work perfectly as a classroom display! In this project, students will build a 3D project cube to describe the components of the water cycle. Through this project, they’ll show their understanding of the following:

  • The different steps of the water cycle.
  • Describing and providing examples of:
    • Condensation
    • Precipitation
    • Evaporation
    • Collection
    • Transpiration

What is the Water Cycle?

The water cycle is the continuous process by which water circulates and moves between the Earth’s surface, the atmosphere, and back. It is a vital natural process that ensures water availability for various ecosystems and human activities. The four main stages and vocabulary that students will be exposed to when learning about the water cycle are:

  • Evaporation
  • Condensation
  • Precipitation
  • Collection

How to Use This Resource

This download includes the following:

  • Instruction page for teachers and students to work through.
  • Each side of the 3D cube template.
  • Criteria sheet for the finished project.

Addition items needed: writing and coloring utensils, scissors, and glue. This resource is available in PDF or an editable Google Slide version.

This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter collaborator.


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