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molecules of water vapor come together to form liquid water
a) Convection
b) Conduction
c) Precipitation
d) Condensation

water molecules in liquid water escape into the air as water vapor
a) Gaseous
b) Evaporation
c) Condensation
d) Precipitation

any form of water that falls from clouds
a) Condensation
b) Evaporation
c) Precipitation
d) Rain

water that does not sink in but runs along Earth's surface. Includes streams, brooks and rivers.
a) Precipitation
b) Water Basin
c) Infiltration
d) Runoff

the loss of water from plant leaves released during photosynthesis
a) Convection
b) Transpiration
c) Infiltration
d) Evaporation

ater that seeps into the soil to eventually join ground water
a) Infiltration
b) Conduction
c) Convection
d) Absorbtion

direct transfer of thermal (heat) energy from one substance touching another.
a) Radiation
b) Infiltration
c) Convection
d) Conduction

transfer of thermal (heat) energy by the movement of a fluid. Gasses are considered fluids
a) Conduction
b) Convection
c) Absorption
d) Radiation

When an area of land does not receive enough rain to meet its needs over a long period of time.
a) Drought
b) Runoff
c) Aridity
d) Dessiccation

A sudden, violent flood that occurs within hours or minutes of a storm. Usually involves very dangerous, fast moving water.
a) Mud Slide
b) Storm surge
c) Flash Flood
d) Drought

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