What is the continuous movement of water on Earth called?
Water evaporates from the oceans and other bodies of water It rises into the atmosphere, condenses, and falls back to Earth as precipitation Precipitation can be rain, snow, hail, or sleet
The Water Cycle
evaporation: The process in which liquid water turns into a gas or vapor condensation: The process of changing from a gas to a liquid state precipitation: Any kind of water that falls from the sky, including rain, snow, hail, or sleet
What is your favorite part of the water cycle?
A single water molecule can take up to 10 years to complete the water cycle! The water cycle is constantly happening all over the world at the same time The sun is what drives the water cycle
Draw / write: What are the main steps in the water cycle?
Draw / write: How is the water cycle important to humans and the environment?
How has the water cycle changed over time?
What can we do to help protect the water cycle?