Date of Upload: 2023-07-20
The best way of learning about anything is by doing. – Richard Branson
The Rain Gauge and Water Cycle were hands-on learning experiences designed to educate students about the water cycle and the importance of measuring precipitation. In these activities, students designed a simple rain gauge using a plastic bottle and markings to measure rainfall. They placed the rain gauge in an open area and recorded the amount of rainfall over a specific period. They along with their teacher made an artificial water cycle by using blue paint, water and a transparent ziplock bag with markings. It was pasted on the window pane and students were asked to note their observations.
This interactive exercise not only taught the students about the water cycle and how rainfall contributes to it but also intensified their observation and data collection skills. By engaging in the Rain Gauge and Water Cycle Activity, students gained a deeper understanding of weather patterns and the role of precipitation in our ecosystem.