Second Grade CocoRaHS Rain Gauge Introduction

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Introduction: During the school year, the students will be responsible for watering our school garden, as well as, learn to read and collect precipitation data.  In this lesson, the children will learn that plants need water to survive.  They will explore both wet and dry soil, then compare and contrast the different types of soil, and be introduced to a rain gauge and its purposes.  As participants in the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network (CoCoRaHS), students will learn how to use and read a rain gauge, they will see that weather and precipitation changes daily, and understand that their scientific measurements are being used by people all over the country.  

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