Water Cycle (Science Experiments)
Is the water cycle a new idea?
Surface Area: How does surface area affect the rate of evaporation?
Water is found not only in oceans, rivers, streams, ponds, swamps, puddles, and similar places. It is also stored in the soil, in polar ice caps, and in underground areas called aquifers.Underground layer of sand, gravel, or spongy rock that collects water. Some water is actually in the air as The water cycle,The constant movement of water molecules on Earth as they rise into the atmosphere as water vapor, condense into droplets and fall to land or bodies of water, evaporate, and rise again. sometimes called the hydrologic cycle, is the continuous movement of water between the atmosphere, land, and bodies of water. Rainstorms are the major way that water gets from the atmosphere to Earth. Then the rain seeps into the soil or runs over land into streams, rivers, and oceans.
Over time, water evaporates from lakes, ponds, swamps, rivers, oceans, and even soil, changing from a liquid to a gas called water vapor. This water vapor rises into the atmosphere again, where it cools and around dust or salt particles in the air, turning back into droplets of liquid....
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