The Water Cycle

The Hydrosphere

The hydrosphere is the water component of lakes, oceans, etc. It covers 70% of earth and is home many animals.The hydrosphere is the water component of lakes, oceans, etc. It covers 70% of earth and is home many animals
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The Geosphere

The geosphere is the solid rocky part of the Earth. It is made from the Earth's core to the Earths surface.
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The Atmosphere

The area extending from Earth's surface to outer space.
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Conduction

A heat transfer where the vibrating molecules touch and warm the molecules of another substance.

Convection

A transfer of energy that occurs when gasses or liquids warm and rise and then cool and fall.

Radiation

A transfer of energy where something is heated by electromagnetic waves.
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Evaporation

The process of water warming, turning into a gas, and rising in the air.

Condensation

When water vapor condenses in the clouds.

Precipitaion

Precipitation happens when the condensing in the clouds is too heavy. Precipitation is water hitting the ground

Ground Water/Runoff

Run off happens so lakes, river, and streams will constantly be full of water. Water is a big cause of erosion. Example of that is the Grand Canyon.