The water cycle is one of the most important processes on Earth. While understanding the stages of the water cycle is generally considered to be an Earth Science topic, learning about the parts of the water cycle will also help them to learn how to protect Earth’s water. From saltwater to freshwater, the Earth’s ecosystems depend on clean water. So where should teachers begin? SubjectToClimate has gathered water cycle lesson plans to help teachers educate students about the water cycle and the ways that climate change is impacting this vital system.