evaporation
What is number 8 in the diagram?
What is the name for the change of phase from gas to a liquid?
condensation
What is the name for the change of phase from liquid to a gas?
evaporation
water that travels on top of the earth surface to lakes, rivers, streams, and ponds is known as...
surface runoff
The water that is beneath Earth's surface is called...
groundwater
Transpiration
What is number 1 in the diagram
What ways can you make water evaporate slower?
decrease the temperature, place water in skinny container, make sure you are are in an area with high humidity
What ways can you make water evaporate faster?
increase the temperature, place water in a wide container, make sure you are are in an area with lower humidity
A mud puddle turning into dirt is an example of...
evaporation
Water forming on the mirror during a shower is an example of ....
condensation
What is transpiration?
process by which plants release water through their leaves back into the air
What part of a plant is involved in transpiration?
leaves
What is the main source of energy for the water cycle?
sun
What happens to the mass of an object as condensation forms on its outer surface?
The mass increases as condensation forms.
What would likely happen if it didn't rain in a certain area for a long period of time?
Plants would die, animals would not receive nutrients from plants
What do water droplets or ice crystals form in the atmosphere?
clouds
hydrosphere
The sum total of all water on Earth and in its atmosphere is called the...
precipitation
What is number 3 in the diagram?
surface runoff
What is number 6 in the diagram?
ground water
What is number 5 in the diagram?
the oceans
Which reservoir in the water cycle contains the most water?
reservoirs
Oceans, the atmosphere, and groundwater are all _ in the water cycle.