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Vocabulary Word
Definition
Example
water cycle
The process that circulates water through the atmosphere to the Earth's surface, and back to the earth's atmosphere.

condensation
The change of a substance from a gaseous state to a liquid state.

for example, when whater
evaporation
The process of changing a liquid to a gas below the liquid's boiling point.


precipitation
In the water cycle, precipitation is the fall of water, ice, or snow onto the surface of the Earth.

drought
A long period with little or no rainfall.
In Texas it rarely rains, so it is a drought.
glacier
A large amount of ice formed from snow falling over the years and moving very slowly downhill.

weathering
What is happening in the atmosphere concerning temperature, humidity, wind, and precipitation.


erosion
The process of wearing away soil and rock from the Earth's surface.

gully


deposition
The natural process of depositing or laying down matter such as sediment.


source
Something that can be processed in some way to get usable energy.
Food is the energy source for animals, and sunlight is the energy source for most plants.

spring
Places where water flows or bubbles up from underground.

pore space
Pore space is a place where two things or more leave place and something fills it.
"There is still pore space between the rocks for the water to fill." Said the best teacher ever.(Mr. Hobley)
water table
The ground that is coverd in water
I could not walk on the water table because it is too wet.
-group B Hanna, Eden, and Patrick.
Head
The top of the stream.

Mouth
The middle of the stream

Flow
The speed of the stream
The rocks interupted the flow of the stream.
Stream Channel
How the stream is going.







Gravel
Clay
Sand
humus
appearance
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texture
The texture of gravel is
hard and bumpy
Soft, smooth, and powdery.

Bumpy, soft, and wet.
What happens
when you the put it in water?
It gets bubbly. The rocks sink to the bottom.

The water gets darker. But it is still light.

What happens
when you stir it into water?




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