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The Water (H 2 O) Cycle Fourth Grade Science
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The Sun The sun’s energy is necessary to power the water cycle.
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Evaporation The sun warms the water in the ocean, causing it to change from water (liquid) to water vapor (gas).
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Condensation Once the warm gas hits the cooler air it changes back into a liquid and forms a cloud.
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Tiny water droplets bounce around in the cloud. As they hit each other, they stick together and become larger.
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Precipitation Once they become so heavy, the cloud can no
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Unformatted text preview: longer hold them. It begins to precipitate. Precipitation can be: Rain Snow Sleet Hail Precipitation collects in: Rivers Lakes Oceans Then what? Right! It starts all over again! That is why it is called a cycle. Sun warms ocean water causing it to EVAPORATE. Water vapor CONDENSES to form clouds. Clouds become very heavy before beginning to PRECIPITATE. Precipitation collects in rivers, lakes, and oceans. The sun warms ocean water...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 302 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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