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The water cycle

  1. 1. Water Cycle <br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>What is the water cycle?
  3. 3. How is this information useful?
  4. 4. How does it relate to use?</li></li></ul><li>The Water Cycle has 9 stages<br /><ul><li>Evaporation
  5. 5. Condensation
  6. 6. Precipitation
  7. 7. Interception
  8. 8. Infiltration
  9. 9. Percolation
  10. 10. Transpiration
  11. 11. Runoff
  12. 12. Storage</li></li></ul><li>Evaporation<br />changing of water from liquid to gas<br />Johnson, Amanda “Water Cycle 1” September 29, 2010 via Paint, Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  13. 13. How does evaporation take place?<br />North Carolina Aggregates Association, “Evaporation” December 1, 2008 via http://www.ncaggregates.org/rock_talk.php?file=water Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  14. 14. Condensation<br />changing of water from gas to liquid <br />Johnson, Amanda “Water Cycle 2” September 29, 2010 via Paint, Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  15. 15. Precipitation<br />Water particles fall from the sky<br />Johnson, Amanda “Water Cycle 3” September 29, 2010 via Paint, Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  16. 16. Interception<br />Interruption of the movement of water<br />Johnson, Amanda “Water Cycle 4” September 29, 2010 via Paint, Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  17. 17. Infiltration<br />Water in and through soil<br />Johnson, Amanda “Water Cycle 5” September 29, 2010 via Paint, Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  18. 18. Percolation<br />Ground water flow<br />
  19. 19. Transpiration<br />Water in plants to water vapor<br />Johnson, Amanda “Water Cycle 6” September 29, 2010 via Paint, Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  20. 20. Runoff<br />Flow of water to large bodies of water<br /><ul><li>Streams
  21. 21. Rivers
  22. 22. Lakes
  23. 23. Oceans</li></ul>Johnson, Amanda “Water Cycle 7” September 29, 2010 via Paint, Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  24. 24. Storage<br />Atmosphere, on Earth surface, in ground<br />Johnson, Amanda “Water Cycle 8” September 29, 2010 via Paint, Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  25. 25. <ul><li>The Earth replenishes itself
  26. 26. We know where rain comes from
  27. 27. We can determine …</li></ul>How is this Information useful?<br />
  28. 28. <ul><li>Drinking/ cleaning water
  29. 29. Ecosystems</li></ul>How does this relate to use?<br />
  30. 30. Quick Run Though <br />Bramer, Daniel University of Illinois, “A summary of the Hydrologic Cycle, Bringing all the pieces together” 1997 via http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/hyd/smry.rxml , Creative Commons Attribution<br />
  31. 31. Any comments, questions, or concerns?<br />
  32. 32. Brian0918, (Water cycle original upload 27 April 2005 via englishwikipedia http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watercycleprint.html,Creative Commons Attribution<br />No more mystery in Water Cycle<br />

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