Hydrological Cycle

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Permeable Rocks
Rocks that can absorb water or that let water pass through them.
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Evapotranspiration
A combination of transpiration and evaporation in the atmosphere.
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Infiltration
When water soaks into the soil.
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Condensation
When water changes state, from a gas to a liquid.
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Impermeable rocks
Rocks that cannot absorb water or can’t allow water to pass through them.
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Percolation
Downward movement of water through soil and bedrock.
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Evaporation
When water changes state, from a liquid to a gas.
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Aquifer
A permeable rock that stores and transfers water.
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Saturation
Something porous holding as much liquid or moisture as can be absorbed.
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Evapotranspiration

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A combination of transpiration and evaporation in the atmosphere.

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Infiltration

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Condensation

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Card 5

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Impermeable rocks

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