Marvelous Explorations Through Science and Stories (MESS)

Investigating Water

Teachers may use this guide as a resource to respond to children's interest and curiosity about the nature of water. This comprehensive resource includes teacher background information, specific vocabulary, and a list books.

 

Teacher's Guide
This guide focuses on the properties of water and its importance to all living things. Children will have an opportunity to explore how liquid water moves and interacts with other materials, and how water can change its shape and form. Full text» [PDF, 2.37MB]

Recommended Materials
Teachers will find a list of observation and collection tools, additional equipment and supplies, and recommended books for hands-on exploration of water. Full text» [PDF, 191KB]

See also:

Introduction to MESS: Marvelous Explorations Through Science and Stories

Marvelous Explorations Through Science and Stories (MESS): Investigating Water. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2008. English.

Last Reviewed: March 2010

Last Updated: November 13, 2014