Water

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Water

The Water Cycle

  • The sun causes evaporation of water from the sea. The water vapour is then carried upwards as the warm air rises
  • As the water vapour rises it cools - due to the general cooling of the lower part of the atmosphere at higher altitudes - meaning the water condenses to form clouds
  • When the condensed droplets get too big, they fall as rain
  • Then the water runs back to the sea, at some point it will run over rocks meaning that water in different places will have different minerals dissolved in it
  • Then the whole process repeats itself

Water is a solvent

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