the water cycle
Terms in this set (26)
where does the energy for the water cycle come from?
energy can not happen without?
what does liquid water become in the water cycle?
the process by which a liquid changes to a gas
it becomes part of the air
what happens to water vapor during evaporation?
what do we know about hot air?
what happens to cold air?
where do hot and cold air meet?
cold air, condensation, clouds
what are the 3 "C's"?
when water vapor cools and changes back to liquid water
water that falls to the earth's surface
rain, sleet, hail, snow
4 forms of precipitation
how can ground water be brought to the surface?
water from rain or melted snow that flows into rivers, lakes, or oceans
water that seeps below the earth's surface trapped in holes and cracks in rocks
the giving off of water vapor by plant leaves
water in it's gas state
how many parts are there to the water cycle?
what part of the water cycle creates clouds?
water vapor must cool down
what has to happen in order for condensation to happen?
water vapor is found in the atmosphere true or false?
the water cycle cleans the earths water true or false?
earth is the only planet in the solar system with water, true or false?
the sun plays no part in the water cycle true or false?
ground water stays on the surface of the ground. true or false?
evaporation creates water vapor, true or false?
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