Graphing Earth’s Water

Instructional Resource

Contributed By
Smarter Balanced
Subjects
Science
Grade Levels
Grade 5
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Graphing Earth’s Water

Instructional Resource

In this task, students will use Google Earth to compare the amounts of salt water and fresh water available on Earth. Students will graph the amounts of salt water, frozen fresh water, and liquid fresh water in Earth’s hydrosphere and use the graph to create and present a water conservation poster.

This grade-five resource is aligned with:

ESS2 Earth’s Systems

5-ESS2-2 Describe and graph the amounts of salt water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.

Author
Janet Rau
Publisher
Smarter Balanced - Smarter Tools for Teachers