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Identify the parts of the water cycle from the description given. Type the term in the blanks that best match each description.
condensation, evaporation, groundwater, precipitation, runoff, transpiration
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Liquid water heats and changes to water vapor, a gas in the atmosphere.
Water returns to Earth in the form of rain, snow, sleet, or hail.
Water vapor in the air rises, cools, and changes back to liquid form, collecting on dust particles to form clouds.
Water flows over the land back to water sources such as rivers, lake, and oceans.
Water collects in underground streams that flow into larger bodies of water.
Water vapor is released from the leaves of plants into the atmosphere.
How is water stored most on earth during the water cycle?CorrectIncorrect
What is the difference between infiltration and runoff?
- Runoff water that soaks into the ground
- Precipitation that flows over the ground
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Where do groundwater and runoff usually end up?CorrectIncorrect
What does runoff include?CorrectIncorrect
How much water enters the water cycle?CorrectIncorrect
What is transpiration?CorrectIncorrect
What determines which plants to grow where?CorrectIncorrect
Select two ways water travels from land to end at the ocean.Correct 2 / 2 PointsIncorrect / 2 Points
What is an aquifer?CorrectIncorrect