Grade 8 Science Water Systems

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Total Pages: 298 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 2 months
File Size: 16 MB
File Type: Zip

Grade 8 Science Water Systems | PDF & Digital Formats: This 298-page unit will help you teach science without a textbook. Students will love this engaging and differentiated unit that explains where water is found and used in the environment.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom™. The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included lessons for 1:1 technology schools.
  • Curriculum Alignment: Ontario Science Curriculum 2007 - Grade 7 Heat in the Environment

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Lesson Overview

  • Introduction Lesson - Safety Lesson
  • Lesson #1 - Unit Vocabulary QR Code Scavenger Hunt
  • Lesson #2 - The Water Cycle & States of Water
  • Lesson #3 - Watersheds
  • Lesson #4A - Human & Natural Factors Cause Changes in the Water Table
  • Lesson #4B - Human & Natural Factors Cause Changes in the Water Table
  • Inquiry
  • Lesson #5 - Factors that Affect Glaciers & Polar Ice Caps
  • Lesson #6 - Atmospheric Conditions & Bodies of Water
  • Lesson #7 - Mid-Unit Water Systems Quiz
  • Lesson #8 - Virtual Water Treatment Plant
  • Lesson #9 - Testing Water Samples (3 options)
  • Lesson #10 - Investigating Local Water Issues
  • Lesson #11 - Bottled Water Case Study
  • Lesson #12 - Building a Water System Device
  • Lesson #13 - Global Water Consumption
  • Lesson #14 - Human Impact on Water Systems
  • Lesson #15 - Innovative Water Technology
  • Lesson #16 - Water Systems Unit Test
  • Lesson #17 - Sub Plans

Resource Includes:

  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Differentiated Lessons and assignments (readings, videos, graphic organizers, interactive notebook activities, group work, projects, labs)
  • Mp3 audio files of lesson readings
  • Detailed unit plan, answer keys, and assessment rubrics
  • Lessons are divided up with title pages for easy access
  • Student assignment choice and variety
  • Quizzes (PDF and Self-Marking Google Forms)
  • Unit Test (PDF and Self-Marking Google Forms)
  • Case Study
  • Science Lab
  • PDF format
  • Google Slides format

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Teacher Feedback 

  1. “I needed something to spice up my old Water Systems unit and this was perfect! The unit is well thought out, organized, and engaging for my students. I really appreciate having the Google documents included as well. I look forward to buying the rest of the Grade 8 Science units! Thanks!”
  2. “Excited to use this resource with my students :) It includes lots of engaging lessons and activities!”
  3. “As always, loved this resource!  Full of great content and engaging for students!”