In this activity, students are introduced to the environment of the Amazon rainforest. They compare differences between the Amazon and California forests. Next students act out the water cycle within the Amazon rainforest. After performing in their skit, students debrief about how water moves in the water cycle. Through this lesson students will be able to: 1. Describe the various processes of the water cycle. 2. understand that water changes forms throughout the water cycle, and 3. understand that the water cycle runs continuously with different processes happening at the same time. The time suggested for this activity is 45 minutes.