The Water Cycle

What is the Water Cycle?
The water cycle is the process by which water moves through the Earth and atmosphere.

Watch the following video.

Vocabulary:
*Evaporation
*Condensation
*Precipitation
*Runoff
*Transpiration

Review the diagram below.

The types of precipitation we will learn are rain, snow, sleet, freezing rain, and hail.

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Using complete sentences, answer the following questions in your science notebook.

1. What is the water cycle?

2. What is evaporation?

3. What is condensation?

4. What are the forms of precipitation?

5. What happens daily to the water on earth?

6. How does the water change from a liquid to a gas? (Think evaporation).

7. How does water change from a gas to a liquid to a solid?

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