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Mrs. W's study guide Test B Cycles in nature

Sunlight

is the source of ALL energy on earth.

Warm air

causes the water to evaporate.

Cold air

causes vapor to change to water.

Plants

release OXYGEN into the air during transpiration.

Animals

release CARBON DIOXIDE into the air during respiration.

Water

falls from clouds when clouds become too heavy.

Runoff

causes pollutants to get into surface water.

water cycle

water moving through environment

evaporation

water changing into vapor

condensation

vapor changing into liquid

precipitation

any form of water falling from clouds

accumulation

collection of precipitation

photosynthesis

plants use sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to make food

conserve water

use water efficient toilets & washing machines

negative effect on quality of H2O

salt or oil in runoff

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