School Readiness

Investigating Water

Two children play with snow and a pitcherTeachers 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 of 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.

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.