Materials List: Water Cycle:
Moving without Wheels

To create one ecosystem:

  • 12-inch frying pan
  • glass bowl; one with a narrow base works best
  • aluminum pie tin
  • 1 quart of cubed or crushed ice (not block ice)
  • water
  • small household fan, 4-6-inch diameter is best
  • hot plate or stove top
  • food coloring; dark color is best
  • (optional) aluminum foil
  • Water Cycle Worksheet, one per student