Dive into the fascinating world of waterfalls, glaciers, oceans, and more! Learn all about water and how it shapes our earth and our lives in this Water and Our World science unit. With over a dozen FREE science experiment videos and new full-page Grades 7–8 Lesson Extensions, we’ve made science simple and enjoyable!
Exciting adventures await as you explore our optional Read-Aloud Book Pack (view samples) including fascinating facts and stunning imagery in Wonderful Waterfalls of the World and the surprises and devastating impacts of Famous Floods. Full-page Grades 7–8 Lesson Extensions, along with The Water Questions and Answers Book, will have older students immersed in ocean exploration, inspiring biographies, and all things water. Lesson extensions are available as a FREE download until July 2021 on our FAQs, Helps, and Extras page.
We are currently in the exciting process of updating Water and Our World. Water and Our World will be changing dramatically. The physical unit + PDF download is available for purchase and we do not yet have a release date for the updated version. All Water and Our World units are final sale and cannot be cancelled, returned, refunded, or exchanged. We cannot wait to unveil these exciting updates, although we do not yet have additional release information. Stay tuned!
Lesson 1 – All About Water
Lesson 2 – States of Water
Lesson 3 – Evaporation, Condensation, and Precipitation
Lesson 4 – The Water Cycle
Lesson 5 – Bodies of Water
Lesson 6 – Water Shapes the Earth
Lesson 7 – Oceans, Currents, and Tides
Lesson 8 – Icebergs and Glaciers
Lesson 9 – Groundwater
Lesson 10 – Water Power
Lesson 11 – Clean Water
Two full-color, interactive books included in the optional Water and Our World Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Water study.
Come along on an exciting adventure and explore ten spectacular waterfalls! Filled with fascinating facts and stunning imagery from around the world, Wonderful Waterfalls of the World will thrill readers of all ages. (24 pages, full-color)
Come along and explore some of the world's most famous ﬂoods, the impact they have had on land and people, and the many ways they still inﬂuence our lives today in Famous Floods. (28 pages, full-color)
These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and are designed to appeal to children in grades K–8. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons.
With topics ranging from shipwrecks on the seafloor to the polar ice caps, this beautifully designed book highlights the wonder of water, our most valuable resource. This book is suggested to accompany our Water and Our World science unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7-8. Purchase above.
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