English Class by Ms. Nurul Aini Salatin
The Water Cycle
Name the four stages of the water cycle in a few words.
The water cycle is the movement of water on, above, and below the surface of the Earth It is a continuous cycle that is driven by energy from the sun and is essential for life on Earth The cycle includes evaporation, condensation, precipitation and infiltration
The Water Cycle
Precipitation: The process of water falling back to the earth in the form of rain, snow, sleet, or hail. Infiltration: The water soaks into the earth and is stored as groundwater. Evaporation: The process of water turning from liquid into vapor and entering the atmosphere. Condensation: The process of water vapor turning back into liquid and forming clouds.
Groundwater can be over thousands of years old. Every day, the sun evaporates a thousand times more water than all the rivers on Earth combined. The water cycle is powered almost entirely by the sun's energy, not by gravity.
Did you know?
What are the correct stages of the water cycle?
- Precipitation-> Evaporation
- Evaporation-> Condensation
- Condensation-> Infiltration
- Evaporation-> Infiltration
What is the process by which water turns from a liquid into a gas?
Brain break: Draw a robot dancing in the rain
What is the process by which water droplets in clouds combine and fall to Earth?
Which of the following is NOT an example of precipitation?
What process involves the release of water vapor from plants into the atmosphere?
In what form does water move through rivers, lakes, and oceans during the water cycle?