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Learn about the stages of the water cycle as powered by the Sun through this adventure of two inquisitive sisters in “The Sun and the Water Cycle,” a story offered by NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory Outreach. Older sister Sofia helps younger sister Marisol understand how water cycles above, on, and through the earth constantly and all over the globe. This story includes a review of water as a solid, liquid, and gas as well as a glossary and labeled illustrations.
To view the Background Essay and Teaching Tips for this story, go to Support Materials below. This resource was developed through WGBH’s Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms project, in collaboration with NASA. Click here for the full collection of resources.