Water Cycle Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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_____ is when water is stored in bodies of water or in the earth?

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1. Water condenses when it _____.

2. Which of the following is NOT a type of precipitation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz is about the water cycle. You'll be tested on how water is stored and formed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will see if you can:

  • Name the term for water stored in the earth
  • Understand what happens when water condenses
  • Recognize types of precipitation
  • Understand what happens in evaporation
  • Tell what happens right after water evaporates

Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills:

  • Making connections - understand water and how it is connected to precipitation
  • Interpreting information - make sure you can read and understand information about evaporation
  • Knowledge application - answer questions by using what you know about the water cycle

Additional Learning

Use the lesson for more information about water. The lesson is called Water Cycle Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts, and it will cover the following goals:

  • Understand the water cycle
  • Define precipitation
  • Recognize other types of cycles