by Adrienne Soutter-Perrot
read aloud kindergarten, readability grade one
This is an excellent book that presents many interesting facts about water to beginning readers, the text is simple, yet very informative. The illustrations also are helpful for beginning readers since they are interesting and provide clear clues to what the text is saying. Some characteristics of water that this book covers are its different forms, where it can be found, and its importance in the world.
This is an easy demonstration that can show students a how rain is formed.
Boil some water in an electric kettle. When steam starts coming out of the spout, hold a metal spoon above it (high enough so you won’t get burned!). The steam will hit the spoon and will change into tiny droplets. As the droplets collect on the spoon they will fall and you will have rain.