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Water Vapor

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Learner Outcome Content Learning Strategy

Observe evaporation through a controlled experiment.

evaporation

balance scale


Full Option Science System (FOSS):
Water Module

Activity 3, Part 1
pg. 6

Write:
What do you think made the scale go out of balance?


Investigate the effect of location on evaporation.

Conduct controlled experiments keeping all variables constant except for location.


fast-evaporation locations

slow-evaporation locations

label

variables

weighing

temperature


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 3, Part 2
pp. 6 & 7

Begin Student Water Log using:
Student Activity Sheet -
Page 7


Investigate the effect of surface area on evaporation.

Conduct a controlled experiment keeping all variables constant except for surface area.


surface area

rate of evaporation

volume

graduated cylinder


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 3, Part 3
pg. 8

Evaporation Place Mat
Blackline Master

Begin Student Water Log using:
Student Activity Sheet -
Page 8


Observe condensation.

Investigate the effect of temperature on condensation.


cooling

water vapor

condensation

water cycle

temperature


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 3, Part 4
pp. 8 & 9

Write:
Where do you think the water on the outside of the cup of ice came from?