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Infiltration
When water is soaked into the ground
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Evaporation
The transformation for when water ( liquid ) changes into vapour ( gas ), by energy or from heat/air movements
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Condensation
When water droplets or vapour meet dew point ( when temperature of air becomes 100 degrees
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Evapotranspiration
When all moisture is lost through evaporation and transpiration
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Permeable rocks
Rocks which can absorb water or let water through tiny cracks
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Impermeable rocks
Rocks which do not let water through or absorb it
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Aquifer
A permeable rock ( absorbs/lets water through). Useful when near impermeable rocks ( dont allow water through ) because they trap the water
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Percolation
When water moves downwards through soil and bedrock
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Card 2

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The transformation for when water ( liquid ) changes into vapour ( gas ), by energy or from heat/air movements

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Evaporation

Card 3

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When water droplets or vapour meet dew point ( when temperature of air becomes 100 degrees

Back

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Card 4

Front

When all moisture is lost through evaporation and transpiration

Back

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Card 5

Front

Rocks which can absorb water or let water through tiny cracks

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