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When there is no vegetation to stop the flow of water it is known as water... Run off
What is the process of turning from a liquid called? Evaporation
What is it called when plants/trees let out water back into the water cycle? Evapotranspiration
What is it called when the clouds release hail, rain, freezing rain and sleet? Precipitation
A solid form of water Ice
What does evaporation create? Water vapour
what is another title for the water cycle The Hydrologic Cycle
In the water cycle, water can be a solid, ...... or gas Liquid
What is it called when water soaks into subsurface soils and moves into rocks through cracks and pore spaces? Infiltration
How many steps are in the water cycle? Four

The Water Cycle Crossword

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When water vapor turns back into a liquid. Condensation
When water falls from the atmosphere back to land. Precipitation
When water turns into water vapor. Evaporation
The water cycle helps regulate ___________________________. Temperature
Covers 70% of the Earth. Water
Water is a basic _______________________ of nature. Element
When plants release water on to their leaves that then evaporates into vapor. Transpiration
Depending on _______________________ precipitation could be rain, snow, sleet, or even hail. Temperature
When water does not get absorbed into the soil. run-off
A large collection of tiny droplets of water or ice crystals. Cloud
The journey of water from the Earth's surface to the atmosphere, and back again. WaterCycle

Biogeochemical Cycles Crossword

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Our atmosphere contains 78% free _________________________. Nitrogen
Animals need nitrogen to produce ______________________. Proteins
What molecule is produced when nitrogen is fixed? Ammonia
Animals get nitrogen into their systems by eating _______________. Plants
Large organic molecule containing nitrogen that contains your genetic information. DNA
Prokaryote responsible for "fixing" nitrogen. Bacteria
_________________________ occurs when fertilizer runoff causes excess algae and water weeds. Eutrophication
Process where water "evaporates" from plants. Transpiration
What "powers" the water cycle? Sun
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail. Precipitation
The downward entry of water into the soil or rock surface. Infiltration
Process by which water changes from a liquid to a gas. Evaporation
Oats, peas, beans, corn Legumes
Helps plants to grow. Fertilizer
Bacteria that break down organic matter. Decomposers
Process by which water vapor turns into liquid water. Condensation

Hydrology Crossword Puzzle

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This is the name when water turns into a gas. Evaporation
When water falls from a cloud. PRECIPITATION
This forms clouds. Condensation
Large bodies of water. Oceans
This is our unit. Hydrology
The biggest ocean on earth. Pacific ocean
The smallest ocean on earth. Artic ocean
Water in the soil or ground. Groundwater
Rain falls from this. Clouds
The solid form of water is______. Ice
Evaporated water. Vapor
How water soaks into the ground. Infiltration
Water evaporating on leaves. Transporation
Water that flows across land. Runoff
Another way of saying the water cycle. Hydrolic CYCLE
One state of matter Gas
A state of matter Liquid
A state of matter. Solid
Bodies of water Rivers
Body of water lake

Water Cycle Crossword

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tiny droplets of water dew
a thick cloud of dew released in the atmosphere fog
water droplets that fall from clouds to the Earth's surface rain
wet pellets that are a mix of rain and snow sleet
falling ice that are in the shape of white snow flakes snow
a deposit of small ice crystal frost
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere cloud
the draining away of water runoff
is the gaseous phase of water water vapor
the process of turning from liquid to vapor evaporation
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls from the clouds precipitation
an example of ????????????? is when a plant absorbs water through its roots transpiration
the process of vapor turning in to a liquid condensation
the solid state of water ice
a large stream of water river
a large body of water surrounded by land lake
a very large expanse of sea ocean
is water beneath the Earth's surface ground water
is water beneath the Earth's surface underground water
an extended of ice formed by falling ice glaciers
water having a large amount of salt saltwater
is a high-latitude region on a planet polarice
is the 3% of water we can use freshwater
the nature of something ingredients composition
the branch of science concerned with the properties of Earth's water hydrology
the amount of dissolved salts in water salinity

Hydrosphere Crossword

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Drinkable potable
When a gas changes into a liquid condensation
Saltiness of water salinity
Water that flows from the land into rivers and lakes runoff
Water is called this due to its ability to dissolve many things universalsolvent
All of the water on Earth hydrosphere
The "skin" or "film" on top of water surfacetension
Property where something sticks to other things adhesion
A factory dumping waste into a river would be this type of pollution pointsource
Evaporation from plants transpiration
Cloudiness of water turbidity
Rain, sleet, snow, and hail precipitation
The place where salt water and fresh water mix estuary
When a liquid changes to a gas evaporation
Water within the earth groundwater
How easily water can travel through rock permeability
The portion of land drained by a river riverbasin
Oxygen in water dissolvedoxygen
97% of Earth's water is this type saltwater
Most of Earth's freshwater is found here glaciers
The process of water seeping into the ground infiltration
3% of Earth's water is this type freshwater
Property where something sticks to itself cohesion
Pockets of water that feed wells and springs aquifer
The size of the spaces between rock porosity

Water cycle Crossword

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The reason why the water cycle is important is because without the water cycle earth can become to warm or to cold
Earth needs to maintain its temperature the correct way
Without the water cycle it would create problems at the core of the planet
Rains down on humans like gas from trucks or cars pollution
The pollution also goes to the ground water
The phenomena of acid rain is caused by those issues
Water has three states
It can exist as a liquid, and also be classified as a vapor and as ice
The Water cycle means that the amount of water on earth is constant
When the earth goes through warmer climatic periods the ice caps melt
Water is constantly moving from one place to another through the process of evaporation
Water is a resource that can not be created by man
The sun is the driving force of the water cycle
Transpiration is the process by which water evaporates
When water evaporates into theatnosphere it cools and condenses to form clouds
Aquifers are underground water reserviors
Groundwater or water stored in the earths surface can remain there for thousands of years before moving
Really old groundwater is called fossil water
About 70% of the earths surface is covered with water
Water is stored underground and also in icecaps , snow ,and glaciers
When the clouds get too heavy from collecting water, they relase it through a process called precipitation
Precipitation can occur in the form of failing rain,sleet,snow or hail
After water falls during precipitation, it either becomes an part of a body of water like an ocean or lake
Only 3% of the water on earth is freshwater
The water cycle shows that everything is connected
The area of high rainfall, precipitation will increase
Every living thing on earth needs water to survive
The sun turns water on the earth into a vapor
As vapor ries it gets cold
Some of the water soaks deep into the ground

The Hydrologic Cycle Crossword

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the solid portion of the earth, also called the geosphere lithosphere
the regions of the surface of the earth occupied by living organisms biosphere
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil and rock layers groundwater
water in gas form vapor
water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking into the ground runoff
the cycling of water through the hydrosphere hydrologic cycle
the process of water turning from liquid to gas evaporation
the process of water turning from gas to liquid condensation
any form of water that falls from the clouds and reaches earth's surface precipitation
completely absorbed into the earth, also called infiltration saturation
the water on or surrounding the surface of the globe including the water of the oceans and the water in the atmosphere hydrosphere

The Three States of Matter: Solid, Liquid, Gas Crossword

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Process by which a solid becomes a liquid Melting
The lowest temperature at which a solid begins to melt, and form into a liquid Melting Point
The process by which a liquid turns into a solid Freezing
The temperature at which a liquid becomes a solid Freezing Point
The process by which a liquid becomes a gas Evaporation
Produces bubbles that contain dissolved air that is leaving the liquid Boiling
The temperature at which a liquid boils Boiling Point
Process by which a solid turns into a gas Sublimation
Process by which a gas changes its state to become a liquid Condensation
When two liquids react, forming a solid Precipitate
Fixed volume and shape Solid
Fixed volume, no fixed shape Liquid
No fixed volume or shape Gas

Water Cycle Crossword

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Most common liquid on earth, with a chemical formula of H2O Water
The energy source that fuels the water cycle sun
All of the water on earth's surface, such as lakes seas and water vapor Hydrosphere
The surface vaporization of a liquid onto a gaseous phase evaporation
The conversion of a gas into a liquid when the vapor comes in contact with a cooler state condensation
Rain, snow, sleet or hail that falls to the ground precipitation
The process of a liquid traveling from the roots of a plant to small pores in the leaves, where it evaporates transpiration
Water held beneath the earths surface, often absorbed into the soil groundwater
The large body of salt water covering 70%of earth's surface ocean
Water that has not absorbed salt, becoming a solution freshwater
Water that has absorbed salt, and become a solution saltwater
The draining of water from the surface runoff

Particle Theory of Matter Crossword

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What happens when you put water in the freezer? freezing
The particles are close together solid
Radiation is a form of this heat
It comes out of a bus gas
The process that occurs when a popsicle is left out of the freezer melting
It keeps the cold and hot in insulator
The process in which water turns into water vapour evaporation
The______ is 28 degrees C temperature
Water, juice, milk are things that fit into this category liquid
The change of water vapour to liquid water condensation