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The Mystery of the Missing Water
In this activity, students play the roles of detectives investigating the loss of a city's water supply by evaporation. They will design an experiment to see whether heat or wind causes the greater loss of water, conduct the experiment, and write a report detailing their findings.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lab activity
  • Atmospheric science
Technical requirements:
Lesson requires Microsoft Word
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005, Marion O. Weaver.
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-034
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Marion O. Weaver
Steuben-Allegany Board of Cooperative Educational Services (SA BOCES)

Contact: Steve Kluge
No institutional affiliation