fact sheet: Investigating
the Water Cycle
About 97% of the world's water is in the oceans. The sun's heat
water from the oceans and other water surfaces. This moist air goes
into the atmosphere. As the air cools the water vapour condenses
into small drops and forms clouds. Eventually the water droplets
fall back to earth as precipitation,
like rain or snow. The rain water flows off the land into rivers,
or soaks into the ground.
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Water can be carved into unusual shapes when it's frozen as
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