Pre-assessment:      Name:  ________________________    Grade ___

1. What is a water cycle?

2. How does water get into Earth’s atmosphere?  Can you name and describe 3 ways?

3. How is water temporarily stored in Earth’s atmosphere?  What is this process called?

4. How does water fall from Earth’s atmosphere?  What is this process called?

5.  In what ways is water stored or collected on Earth?  Why is this important? 

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