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Week Seventeen 01/13

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Ground Water Water held underground in the soil or in pores and crevices of rock
Cycle An interval of time during which a sequence of reoccurring events takes place
Water Cycle The cycle of processes by which water circulates between the Earth's oceans, atmosphere, and land.
Transpiration The process when a plant absorbs water through the roots and then gives off water vapor through the pores of the leaves.
Runoff The draining away of water from the surface of land
Evaporation When water turns into a gas
Condensation When gas turns back into a liquid
Precipitation Rain, snow, sleet, fog or hail
Ocean 70% of the Earth's surface.
Solar Energy Energy from the sun
Weather The day to day conditions of our atmosphere that can change in an instant
Climate The general weather over a long period of time
Rotation/Rotate To spin or make a circular motion on its own axis
Revolution/Revolve To go all the way around something
Axis An imaginary line which a body rotates on
Equator An imaginary line dividing the Northern and Southern hemisphere
Tilt A sloping position
Day/Night Cycle Caused by the Earth's rotation on its axis every 24 hours
Seasons Caused by the Earth's revolution around the Sun and it's tilt
Tides Caused by the gravitational pull of the moon on the Earth
Created by: ghscience5