What is Evaporation? - Definition & Examples


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At what temperature does evaporation occur fastest?

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1. Evaporation occurs when a _____ changes into a _____.

2. Why does the Sahara Desert have very little evaporation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of evaporation. You will need to identity various characteristics of evaporation in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of evaporation
  • The temperature at which evaporation occurs the quickest
  • The reasons some areas see little evaporation

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on evaporation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast different levels of evaporation around the world
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding factors that affect evaporation

Additional Learning

To learn more about the evaporation, review the accompanying lesson, What is Evaporation? - Definition, Examples & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn circumstances that influence the level of evaporation
  • Understand the relationship between evaporation and ocean temperature
  • Name a byproduct of seawater evaporation
  • List common examples of evaporation