Water Cycle

Water Cycle 

To explain the different parts of the water cycle. 

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  1. 00:03:35 

    When liquid water gains energy from the sun, or another source, and changes to water vapor, we call that ____________. 

    • Evaporation

    • Condensation

    • Precipitation

    • Collection


  2. 00:03:42 

    What do we call it when water vapor turns back into liquid form? 

    • Evaporation

    • Condensation

    • Precipitation


  3. 00:06:29 

    How do you know these molecules are water molecules? 


  4. 00:07:43 

    Why do you think room temperature water still evaporates?  (Hint - do all particles move at the same speed?) 


  5. 00:08:45 

    Did you get the last question correct?  If not, then explain why room temperature water can still evaporate. 


  6. 00:08:47 

    Explain why a puddle would evaporate faster on a warm day than a on a cold day.  Use the idea of molecule speed to explain. 


  7. 00:10:05 

    What would happen to the water level in that glass of water? 

    • The level would stay the same

    • The level would go up.

    • The level would go down.


  8. 00:10:06 

    What do you predict will happen to the water in the cup that is left in a closet for a few days? 

    • There will be no change.

    • The water level will increase

    • The water level will decrease.


  9. 00:14:00 

    How was our activity with cups and ice cubes similar to the last few clips? 


  10. 00:18:09 

    The Mississippi River is an example of the collection process of the water cycle.  True or False? 

    • True

    • False


  11. 00:22:12 

    Describe the water cycle using the following terms: sun and energy, evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and collection. 


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