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Flashcards in The Water Cycle Deck (9)
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1

What special quality of water makes life on Earth possible?

The hydrogen bond

2

The water cycle is Earth's natural ________ system.

Recycling system (remember the dinosaur pee!)

3

Name the missing phase of the water cycle: Evaporation, ________, and Precipitation.

Condensation (think of steam lumping together to form drops of water)

4

What allows ice to be less dense than water even though it's a solid?

The hydrogen bond

5

What is it called when one H2O molecule bonds with another?

Cohesion (remember "Co" for "cooperation"

6

What is the source of energy that allows the water cycle to take place?

Sunlight

7

What phase of the water cycle is steam an example of?

Evaporation ("E" for "energy from the Sun")

8

What phase of the water cycle is rain an example of?

Precipitation ("P" for "pretty wet")

9

What phase of the water cycle are clouds an example of?

Condensation ("C" for "clouds)