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water cycle

Article

Ocean and Water Cycling

Watch this brief, video picture of practice that captures everyday classroom life and provides real-life examples o...


Video

Water in the Namibian Desert

Where does water in the Namibian desert come from? Namibia's geography and the water cycle play key roles in how wa...


Activity

Local and Global Effects of Deforestation in the Amazon Rain Forest

Students analyze a map to identify and describe multiple landscapes in the Amazon rain forest, the organisms that i...


Article

evaporation

Evaporation happens when a liquid substance becomes a gas

Activity

Availability of Fresh Water

Students explore how water moves above and below Earth's surface by using interactive computational models. The...



Lesson

Physical Geography of Europe

Students are introduced to the physical geography of Europe and delineate major drainage basins in Europe.  ...

Article

cloud

Clouds are visible accumulations of tiny water droplets or ice crystals in the Earth’s atmosphere


Article

dew

Dew is the moisture that forms at night when objects or the ground outside cool down by radiating, or emitting, the...


Article

Strange Rains

“Animal rain” happens when little critters get swept up in waterspouts and fall down with raindrops....


Quiz

Freshwater

To learn more, check ou our resources on freshwater.  ...

Activity

Hydrology of the New Orleans Region

Students learn about hydrology, explore the hydrological features of a landscape in National Geographic's FieldScop...



Activity

Earth's Water Cycle

Students work together to illustrate the water cycle as a class. Each student writes an imaginary story about the j...

Article

Learning About Evaporation

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Article

rain

Rain is liquid precipitation: water falling from the sky. Raindrops fall to Earth when clouds become saturated, or ...


Article

humidity

Have you ever visited a place that just made you feel hot and sticky the entire time, no matter what you did to coo...


Article

precipitation

Precipitation is any type of water that forms in the Earth's atmosphere and then drops onto the surface of the Eart...

Article

Earth

Earth is the planet we live on, the third of eight planets in our solar system and the only known place in the univ...



Article

condensation

Condensation is the process where water vapor becomes liquid

Article

lake

A lake is a body of water that is surrounded by land. There are millions of lakes in the world.


Article

What Is Groundwater?

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Article

What Is Water Pollution?

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Article

sleet

Encyclopedic entry. Sleet is rain or melted snow that freezes into ice pellets before hitting the ground. Sleet on...

Article

frost

Encyclopedic entry. Frost is water vapor, or water in gas form, that becomes solid. Frost usually forms on objects...