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The water cycle greyhound

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The water cycle greyhound

  1. 1. By Greyhound 115 The Water Cycle
  2. 2. <ul><li>Evaporation is the process of which radiant energy from the sun turns liquid water into a gas (water vapor) </li></ul>Evaporation
  3. 3. <ul><li>Precipitation is the water that falls from the atmosphere to earths surface as rain, sleet snow or hail. </li></ul>Precipitation
  4. 4. <ul><li>Snow is water vapor frozen into crystals that fall to earth in soft white flakes and often spread upon it as a white layer. </li></ul>Snow
  5. 5. <ul><li>Sleet is a mixture of rain snow or hail </li></ul><ul><li>Partly rain, or rain that freezes as its falling </li></ul>Sleet
  6. 6. <ul><li>The act of condensing, as the reduction of a gas to a liquid </li></ul>Condesation
  7. 7. <ul><li>Accumulation is collection </li></ul>Accumulation
  8. 8. <ul><li>* Rain is water falling to earth’s surface in drops that have been condensed from the moister in the atmosphere </li></ul>Rain
  9. 9. <ul><li>Small rounded pieces of ice that sometimes fall during thunderstorms; frozen rain drops </li></ul>Hail
  10. 10. <ul><li>Transpiration is when the water is evaporated through plants and trees </li></ul>Transpiration
  11. 11. <ul><li>Any water that on earth’s surface </li></ul>Surface Runoff

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