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1

The human body is what percent water?

60 percent

2

Water does not stay in one place, it's total amount of what does not change either. True or false

True

3

When water goes from the oceans, to the air, and back to the oceans is called.

Water cycle

4

When the sun's heat turns liquid water into water vapor is called either

Evaporation or humidity

5

Warm air can hold more humidity than cold air, true or false

True

6

Warm air tends to sink, true or false

False, warm air is lighter than cold air

7

What is it called when water vapor changes back into liquid is a process called ?

Condensation

8

Rain, snow, sleet, or hail is closed

Precipitation

9

When streams or rivers collect precipitation is called

Collection

10

What percent of the water on earth is fresh water?

2.5 percent

11

Giants sheets of ice is called.

Glaciers

12

This is water that fills tiny cracks and holes in rock layers below the surface of the earth.

Groundwater

13

Underground rock layers that water flows through.

Aquifers

14

98% of the earths water is

Salt water

15

Water from the atmosphere that is in the form of gas.

Water vapor