Water Action Science: Water Takes 3 Forms, Goes in A Cycle - Now You Do It!

by  Author Valerie Marsh

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We challenge your students to melt an ice cube! This program combines art, story and science! Students use their art
skills to draw and retell our "No Water" story. Students 'become
molecules' and act out water's three forms while doing the sign language for water, solid, liquid, gas, We explore ways to conserve
water and learn about the water cycle. This fun program is full of
STEAM! Students will need a pencil, sheet of paper, and an ice cube..

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About This Program


By Request: $140.00
By Request Premium: $130.00


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3 Homeschoolers

Minimum participants:

Just one!

Maximum participants:

Two classes together or about 45 students for optimum interactivity.

Primary Disciplines

Mathematics, Sciences, Special Education, Writing, Problem Solving, Gifted & Talented, Special Needs Storytelling

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

No charge for weather related cancellations.

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Author Valerie Marsh

Johns Island, SC
United States

     Valerie is the author of 13 storytelling books, a writing teacher, and storyteller. Her books include Paper Cutting Stories A to Z, A Treasury of Trickster Tales, Mystery-Fold: Stories to Tell Draw, and Fold, and Story Puzzles: Tales in the Tangram Tradition. Other books include Puppet Tales, and Heroes & Heroines.
     Valerie uses unique ways to tell tales for all ages including "Paper-Cutting" (fold and cut), "Mystery-Fold" (draw and fold), "Story Puzzles" (creating tangram figures), and Sign Language, She offers workshops for students, and professional development for teachers. Her story methods are easy, involve audience participation and get kids excited about writing! No matter which program you request, Valerie tailors her program to your class! Easy and fun!
      Miss Liz Science Wiz joins Valerie for the Action Science programs. Miss Liz uses puppets and physical actions to anchor basic scientific facts presented in our programs. Miss Liz will have your students acting out all kinds of physical and life science concepts!

Please note: All of our programs are for learners in school or at home, or both!

Author Valerie Marsh
317 441 0158

Program Details


Students will:
1. review of the difference between fiction and non-fiction. Students enjoy a fiction story about birds looking for water.
2. draw and retell this story with Valerie.
3. learn the three forms of water.
4. act out the three water forms by pretending to be molecules of water.
5. melt an ice cube using the heat from their hands. They will time this!
6. learn how a sponge interacts with water!
7. explore the water cycle.
8. discuss where the different forms of water are on the earth.
9. learn sign language for gas, liquid, solid, and water.
10. learn the importance of water conservation.


Students will:
1. learn the three forms of water
2. be able to act out the three forms of water
3. understand the water cycle
4. explore where water is on our earth
5 .learn the signs for water, gas, liquid, solid
6. discover how sponges interact with water
7. develop an appreciation for physical science
8. become familiar with the science terms of question, predict, experiment, observe, record, materials.
9. understand simple ways to conserve water.
10. retell our fiction story "No Water, No Legs"

Students will need a pencil, piece of white photocopy paper, and two ice cubes!

Standards Alignment

National Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1 to .4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1 to .7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.1 to .3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1 to .6
Art Standards
Science Standards

State Standards

Valerie will be happy to identify your state standards, just let her know!