This pair of hands-on lessons give students the opportunity to make models and watch both evaporation and transpiration. This resource includes interactive notebook flaps and folds, a nonfiction article explaining transpiration, a CLOSE reading activity, and response pages.
MS-ESS2-1. Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process
MS-ESS2-4 Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth’s systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.
Utah SEEd Standard 6.3.1 Develop a model to describe how the cycling of water through Earth’s systems is driven by energy from the Sun, gravitational forces, and density