This resource supports the English language development of English language learners.This animation from NASA illustrates the steps of the water cycle. Through the processes of condensation, precipitation, infiltration, runoff, transpiration, and evaporation, water continuously travels from the atmosphere to the ground and back again. The animation is available with an audio description- click on the right.
In this lesson, students encounter a situation in which they must solve for the value of a variable. The equations are in the form of p = qx, in which q, x, and p are all whole number values. This CYBERCHASE activity is motivated by an episode in which the CyberSquad plays a game against Hacker to catch enough "gleamers" to power up the Cyberspace ship. If they win, they get the Encryptor Chip. But first, they must figure out the relationship between gleamers and power glows.