Randolph Middle School

Technology Literacy


1. Open a NEW document in Word. Insert a header Name, Water Cycle, Date
2. Change the page orientation to Landscape.
3. Using the insert shapes tools, re-create the water cycle image below.
4a. Ground Using the rectangle tool, create a box with no border and brown fill: at 0.5 height and 11.00 width.
4b. Ground water - Using the free form tool create the ground water shape as shown in the figure. Start by clicking where you want the ground water to begin. Move your pointer to different positions and click while making a complete circle. When you return to the starting position, double click to complete the shape. The ground water should be around .35 in height and 3 in width, you do not need to be exact here.
4c. Rocks Using the circle tool create several rocks of different shapes that measure around .07 height and .1 width, and place it inside the ground water area.
4d. Grass - Use the free form tool to create a grassy area that is 2.5 in height and 11 in width, once again you don't need to be exact.
5a. Water Use the free form tool to make a river that is 2.8 in height and 2.4 in width, you don't need to be exact. Create a shape similar to the one shown in the figure.
5b. Waves Using the curve tool, draw waves with white line border, and a weight of 2 1/4. Click to begin drawing, then click at the height of the curves you are making. Finally double click to end the wave.
6a. Clouds Using the curve tool and no border, draw a cloud that measures approximately 1.0 height and 1.5 width and place it in the upper left side of the figure. Make sure you close the cloud by double clicking when you reach the beginning point. Make curved lines in side the cloud.
6b. Background cloud Using the curve tool, draw an other cloud. Make this one darker. Choose the send backward tool to place it behind the first cloud.
6c. Rain Using the line tool, draw rain coming from the cloud. Make this one darker. Choose the send backward tool to place it behind the first cloud.
7a. Tree Using the free form tool, draw a tree that is around .9 in width and 2.0 in height. Chose an appropriate color.
7b. Make the top of the tree using the curve tool.
8. Cloud right side Hold the shift key and click on a cloud and the curves inside so that all the parts have circles around them. Copy the selected items and paste them into the scene on the right side. Move them together while they all have the circles around them. Place the cloud as shown in the figure.
9a. Sun Using the explosion 1 tool, draw a sun with no border that measures 2.8 height and 2.1 width with a yellow fill. Place the object in a similar position to the one shown in the figure.
9b. Place a circle inside the explosion at 0.7 height and 0.7 width. and center align the two.
10. Insert the curved block arrows and text labels.
4. Resave the document to your student folder.
5. Upload to Edmodo.
Example
Mr. Sheehy's try at it.