Water Cycle Interactive Game – Jeopardy-Style Game
This Water Cycle Interactive Game includes a fun, Jeopardy-style game to review the parts of the water cycle and major water sources in a local community. Versions of the review game are included for both PowerPoint and Google Slides.
What will students review with this Water Cycle Interactive Game?
25 questions are included to review and practice the following skills:
- Identify the sun as the origin of energy that drives the water cycle.
- Interpret a water cycle model.
- Describe the processes of evaporation, condensation, and precipitation as they relate to the water cycle.
- Explain that a cycle is continuous with no beginning or ending point.
- Explain that water supports life on Earth.
- Identify and describe major water sources in a local community including rivers, lakes, ponds, oceans, and groundwater.
Each question is linked to a slide with the answer so that students can quickly and easily check their answers.
What formats of the game are provided?
This resource includes versions of the Water Cycle Interactive Game for BOTH PowerPoint and Google Slides. The questions used with each version are the same.
How is this water cycle game played?
The PowerPoint version should be played in presentation mode. Category values disappear when they are clicked on. The category values can be reset anytime by exiting the presentation and reopening it. You are able to type scores onto a scoreboard while playing in presentation mode. The presentation has been coded to help you easily navigate from the category board to questions and answers without scrolling.
The Google Slides version should be played in full screen, edit mode. Instructions and a video tutorial are provided that show how this is done. You are able to type scores onto a scoreboard but the category values do not disappear when they are clicked on. This is a limitation of Google Slides. But, markers are provided alongside the category board that you can drag and drop over the category values after they have been used. The presentation has been coded to help you easily navigate from the category board to questions and answers without scrolling.
Check out the preview video below to preview how this Jeopardy-style game works in PowerPoint and Google Slides!
What science standards are covered?
This Water Cycle Interactive Game is specifically created to align with the 2018 Virginia Science SOL 3.7 although the questions closely align with most science standards related to the water cycle and water sources.
Don’t miss out!
This Water cycle Interactive Game is a fun, no-prep way to review science skills! It is the perfect activity to use at the end of a unit and/or before state testing.
More Jeopardy-style science games…
This game is included in my 3rd Grade Science SOL Jeopardy Game Bundle. The bundle includes 8 games that are aligned to specific Virginia science SOLs and 3 games that provide a cumulative review of all 3rd grade science SOLs (11 games total).
MORE SCIENCE RESOURCES:
- Water Cycle Unit
- Water Cycle Task Cards
- 3rd Grade Science Lessons Bundle
- 3rd Grade Science Task Cards Bundle
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