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The Water Cycle

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  • 1. By Katryna L. Johnson 09/25/12EXIT
  • 2. What is a cycle? Clouds Stages of Matter Precipitation Evaporation Transpiration Evaporation in Action The Water Cycle Condensation Summary Condensation in Action The EndEXIT
  • 3.  What types of cycles can you think of? What do they have in common?EXIT
  • 4.  Solid Liquid Gas What causes water to move from a solid to a liquid and a liquid to a gas?EXIT
  • 5.  What is Evaporation? Evaporation is the process of a water turning into water vapor.EXIT
  • 6.  Can you think of any times that you have seen water evaporating??EXIT
  • 7.  What is Condensation? Condensation is the formation of water drops from water vapor. When does it occur? As the Water Vapor Cools down the drops are formed.EXIT
  • 8.  Can you think of a time when you have seen Condensation happening?EXIT
  • 9.  Clouds are formed by condensation. When the heated water vapor rises into the sky it comes in contact with cooler air creating water droplets and ice which we call clouds.EXIT
  • 10.  What is Precipitation? Precipitation is the process of the condensed water in the clouds forming larger drops that fall to the ground as rain, sleet, hail, or snow.EXIT
  • 11.  What is Transpiration? Transpiration is the process of water moving from the root of plants and trees to the underside of their leaves and evaporating.EXIT
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  • 13.  There are 4 main terms to be familiar with: Evaporation Condensation Transpiration Precipitation Know how they interact in a circle to form the Water Cycle.EXIT
  • 14.  Useful sites for more information http://msnucleus.org/membership/html/k- 6/wc/water/2/wcwa2_3a.html http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Water_ Cycle.aspxEXIT

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