Water Cycle, Ground water, rivers and Streams

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what is the three parts of the water cycle

precipitation, condensation, transpiration/evaporation

what is precipitation

some type of water/ gas going down to the ground

what is condensation

forming clouds to precipiatation

what is transpiration/ evaporation

it is when water vapor going up into the air

how do rivers and streams form

water traveling to a puddle to a little stream to a little river to a big river

how do rivers and streams erode

water and chemicals smaching again stream

what is dissolved

molecule level, dissolved between between water molecule

what is suspended

small particle of sand, silt, clay

what is bed

small stones or pebbles carried along between

what is porosity

percentage of open space in a rock or sediment

what is permeability

ease with which water flows through the open spaces in a rock/ sediment

what is well

it must be penetrate into highly around level under ground

what is spring

perched water table interests the around surface is likely to flow

what is cone of depression

lower area of water table

what causes cone of depression

may drop to the bottom of the well from large amounts of water crashes

what is sinkhole

circular depression casued when the roof of a cavern

what is stalactite

deposit suspended from the ceiling of a cavern

what is stalagmite

deposit built up from the floor of a cavern

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