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Water Cycle

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Water Cycle
the process of recycling water
Evaporation
liquid water changes to gas
Condensation
gas changes to liquid
Precipitation
water falling from the sky
Transpiration
water from plants evaporating
Run off
water that flows along the ground returning to rivers, ponds, lakes, and oceans.
Ground Water
the water that gets absorbed and collect by the ground
Collection
places where water collects and then gets evaporated. Includes lakes, ponds, seas, and oceans.
Water Vapor
the gaseous form of water
Radiation
a type of heat energy from the sun that is responsible for heating and evaporating water from bodies of water
Water Droplet
a droplet of water
Snow
a type of solid precipitation
Rain
a type of liquid precipitation

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