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In the water cycle, heat is absorbed during?
evaporation
Water is in a gas state in?
atmosphere
After the layer in the ground of the rocks that water can pass between, It comes to a layer of?
solid rock
Precipitation in the form of very small pieces of ice is?
sleet
When it rains water passes through the soil into the?
pore spaces
Which is not a part of the water cycle?
evaporation, condensation, precipitation or melting.
melting
During high or low tide does the ocean not come up high on the shore?
low tide
Tides are caused by the pull of?
between the __, ___, and ___
gravity earth moon and sun
The upper area of groundwater is called?
soilwater
The least amount of Earth's water is found in?
soil, groundwater, lakes and rivers
For a well to produce water, its bottom must be below the?
water table
Precipitation that does not soak in the ground or soil or evaporates is?
runoff
The tiny spaces between the particles of soil that lets liquid and gasses pass through are called?
pore spaces
Groundwater is stored in?
porous rock
In the water cycle, heat is released during?
condensation
Condensed water droplets in the atmosphere form?
clouds
Water vapor particles in the atmosphere lose heat energy, slow down, and ?
Condense
The up and down movement of the water is called a?
wave
Water stored in spaces and cracks of underground rock is called?
groundwater
Water mixed with waste is?
sewage
Water moves very quickly through ______ pore spaces.
large
Two causes of water pollution is?
humans and industry
Most of the earth's water is?
saltwater
Deep ocean currents occur where the water is?
Cold and salty
Rain, snow, hail, and sleet are forms of?
precipitation
The three steps of the water cycle are
condensation evaporation and precipitation
A liquid is passed through materials that remove impurities. This process is called?
filtration
Plants lose water through their leaves in a process called?
transpiration
The most common way to get water is by digging a?
well
Winds cause oceans to have?
waves
Most of Earth's water is found in?
Ocean and Seas
Moving water to farms in dry places is called?
irrigation
The form in which the precipitation falls depends on?
temperature
Water in the atmosphere is a gas called?
water vapor
Clouds are formed when the water?
condenses
The use of water saving methods is called?
conservation
Factors that affect runoff are soil type and?
precipitation
When waves move against the shore and wear away the land, it is called?
erosion
When there is little or no precipitation, a ____________ may occur?
drought
The process in which water particles change from a liquid to a gas is called?
evaporation
Precipitation that does not soak into the soil is called?
runoff
Water exsists in three states. What are they?
solid, liquid, and gas
Water suitable for human use is found in _________ and ___________
goundwater and rivers