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1 JetStream An Online School for Weather Aquifers Aquifers Aquifers Aquifers Aquifers Aquifers /atmos/ll_whatacycle_aquifers.pdf There are over 35 lesson plans in the National Weather Service education website JetStream An Online School for Weather, a free resource at

2 You You remain flow into the the aquifer. ocean. You remain in the aquifer. After a long time you seep into You flow the into ocean. the ocean. Go to the Oceans You pop up as an underground spring and supply water to a lake. Go to the Lakes & Rivers You You remain flow into in the the aquifer. ocean. You pop up as a spring on the earth s surface and make the ground wet. Go to the Ground

3 JetStream An Online School for Weather Atmosphere Atmosphere Atmosphere 1 2 Atmosphere 3 4 Atmosphere 5 6 Atmosphere /atmos/ll_whatacycle_atmosphere.pdf There are over 35 lesson plans in the National Weather Service education website JetStream - An Online School for Weather, a free resource at

4 Clear skies and a cool night caused you to change from a gas (water vapor) to a liquid (water) You flow and into you the appear ocean. as dew on grass. Go to the Ground An updraft carries you higher into the atmosphere where you become cooler and CONDENSE into a cloud. Go to theclouds You float in the atmosphere as a gas (water vapor) while carried You along flow by into the the wind. ocean. Clear skies and a cold night caused you to change from a gas (water vapor) to a solid (ice crystal) and you appear as frost on grass. The process is called DEPOSITION. Go to the Ground You float in the atmosphere as a gas (water vapor) while carried You flow into the ocean. along by the wind. The air around you cools and you CONDENSE into a cloud. Go to theclouds

5 JetStream An Online School for Weather Clouds Clouds Clouds 1 2 Clouds 3 4 Clouds 5 6 Clouds /atmos/ll_whatacycle_clouds.pdf There are over 35 lesson plans in the National Weather Service education website JetStream - An Online School for Weather, a free resource at

6 You move into an area where the air is drier. You EVAPORATE as you change from a liquid (water droplet) to a gas (water vapor). You combine with other water droplets to grow larger and larger. You reach a size that cannot be supported by rising air and therefore fall as rain over the ocean. Go to the Ocean You combine with other water droplets to grow larger and larger. You reach a size that cannot be supported by rising air and therefore You flow fall into as rain the over cen. land. Too much rain fell so you RUNOFF into a river. Go to the Rivers & Lakes You combine with other water droplets to grow larger and larger. You reach a size that cannot be supported by rising air and therefore fall as rain over land and INFILTRATE into the ground. Go to the Ground You freeze into an ice crystal and combine with other ice crystals to form a snow flake. As the snow flake grows it becomes You too flow heavy into to the be ocean. supported by the rising air and you fall to the earth. Go to Snow As a cloud, you are constantly changing shape but otherwise you continue to float in the atmosphere.

7 JetStream An Online School for Weather Glaciers Glaciers Glaciers 1 2 Glaciers 3 4 Glaciers 5 6 Glaciers /atmos/ll_whatacycle_glaciers.pdf There are over 35 lesson plans in the National Weather Service education website JetStream - An Online School for Weather, a free resource at

8 You break off (calve) from the glacier and become You flow an into iceberg the ocean. in the ocean. You melt. Go to the Ocean You change from a solid (ice) to a gas (water vapor) through the process of SUBLIMATION. You melt and PERCOLATE into the You underground flow into the water. ocean. Go to the Aquifer You remain locked in ice in the glacier. You INFILTRATE into the ground You making flow into it the moist. ocean. Go to the Ground You melt and become RUNOFF. Go to the Lakes & Rivers

9 JetStream An Online School for Weather Ground Ground Ground 1 2 Ground 3 4 Ground 5 6 Ground /atmos/ll_whatacycle_ground.pdf There are over 35 lesson plans in the National Weather Service education website JetStream - An Online School for Weather, a free resource at

10 You are absorbed into the root of a tree. You PERCOLATE deep into the earth. Go to Plants Go to Aquifers You change from a liquid (water) to a gas (water vapor). This process You flow into the cen. is called EVAPORATION. You change from a liquid (water) to a gas (water vapor). This process is called EVAPORATION. You change from a liquid (water) to a gas You (water flow into vapor). the This ocean. process is called EVAPORATION. You are absorbed into the root of a blade of grass. Go to Plants

11 JetStream An Online School for Weather Oceans Oceans 1 2 Oceans Oceans 3 4 Oceans Oceans 5 6 /atmos/ll_whatacycle_oceans.pdf There are over 35 lesson plans in the National Weather Service education website JetStream - An Online School for Weather, a free resource at

12 You float in the ocean. With heating from the sun you change from a liquid (water) to a gas (water vapor) by the process of EVAPORATION. You float in the ocean. You flow into the cen. With heating from the sun you change from a liquid (water) to a gas (water vapor) by the process of EVAPORATION. You float in the ocean. You flow into the ocean. You float in the ocean.

13 JetStream An Online School for Weather Plants Plants Plants 1 2 Plants 3 4 Plants 5 6 Plants /atmos/ll_whatacycle_plants.pdf There are over 35 lesson plans in the National Weather Service education website JetStream - An Online School for Weather, a free resource at

14 You move as water from the roots to the leaves of the plant then evaporate into the atmosphere. This process is called TRANSPIRATION. You move as water from the roots to the leaves of the plant then evaporate into the atmosphere. This process is called TRANSPIRATION. You are used by the plant to move necessary minerals to the parts of the plants that require them and for You photosynthesis. flow into the cen. You remain in the plant. You move as water from the roots to the leaves of the plant then evaporate into the atmosphere. This process is called TRANSPIRATION. You move as water from the roots to the leaves of the plant then evaporate into the atmosphere. This You flow into the ocean. process is called TRANSPIRATION. You move as water from the roots to the leaves of the plant then evaporate into the atmosphere. This process is called TRANSPIRATION.

15 JetStream An Online School for Weather Rivers & Lakes Rivers & Lakes Rivers & Lakes 1 2 Rivers & Lakes 3 4 Rivers & Lakes 5 6 Rivers & Lakes /atmos/ll_whatacycle_rivers.pdf There are over 35 lesson plans in the National Weather Service education website JetStream - An Online School for Weather, a free resource at

16 You You flow flow into into the the ocean. ocean. Go to theocean You percolate into the groundwater (aquifer). Go to the Aquifer A dry air mass combined with heating from You the sun flow causes into the EVAPORATION. ocean. You INFILTRATE into the ground. Go to theatmosphere Go to theground You You flow flow into into the the ocean. ocean. You continue to flow from lakes to rivers. Go to theocean STAY where you are!

17 JetStream An Online School for Weather Snow Snow Snow 1 2 Snow 3 4 Snow 5 6 Snow /atmos/ll_whatacycle_snow.pdf There are over 35 lesson plans in the National Weather Service education website JetStream - An Online School for Weather, a free resource at

18 You melt and RUNOFF into a small stream, then a river and after that a lake. Go to the Rivers & Lakes You melt and INFILTRATE into the ground making it wet and muddy. Go to the Ground You change from a solid (ice crystals) to a gas (water vapor). This process You flow into the cen. is called SUBLIMATION. You melt and RUNOFF into a small stream, then a river and after that a lake. Go to the Rivers & Lakes You melt and INFILTRATE into the ground You making flow into it wet the and ocean. muddy. Go to the Ground More and more snow falls on you and you get compacted into ice. Go to the Glaciers

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