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Broken Water Cycle

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3-5, 6-8, K-2, 9-12 Water & Watersheds

When we think about the water cycle, most of us think of a diagram with arrows moving from alpine peaks into the big, blue ocean. Unless we live in such a place, this idealized diagram does not teach us where our water comes from or what happens to rain that falls on our neighborhoods.  These lessons can also be used to explore your schoolyard water cycle using hands-on activities.