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Chapter 13 Sec 2

Vocabulary Chapter 13 Section 2

water cycle the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back, passing through the living and nonliving parts of the environment
evaporation the process by which molecules of liquid water absorb energy and change to the gas state
condensation the change from the gaseous to the liquid state of matter
precipitation forms of water such as rain, snow, sleet, or hail that fall from clouds and reach Earth's surface
groundwater water that fills the cracks and pores in underground soil and rock layers
drought a water shortage caused by long periods of low precipitation in a particular area
water pollution the addition of any substance that has a negative effect on water or the living things that depend on the water
sewage water containing human wastes
fertilizer chemicals that provide nutrients that help crops grow better
pesticide a chemical intended to kill insects and other organisms that damage crops
sediment small, solid particles of material from rocks or organisms that are moved by water or wind, resulting in erosion and deposition
land subsidence a sinking or subsiding of a land surface as a result of geologic processes or of human activities
Created by: bekah0515