Presentation on theme: "Podcast 20.3 Water. 20.3 Objectives Describe the Water Cycle Explain how Temperature and Humidity are related Identify various clouds by their appearance."— Presentation transcript:
20.3 Objectives Describe the Water Cycle Explain how Temperature and Humidity are related Identify various clouds by their appearance and altitudes that they typically occur Use pressure gradients to explain how winds are created and explain how Earths rotation affects their direction
Vocabulary Condensation Precipitation Humidity Dew Point Evaporation Transpiration Relative Humidity Evapotranspiration Transport Surface Water Infiltration Runoff Groundwater
Web Water Cycles There are many good water cycle websites – and a few with really silly songs… http://earthguide.ucsd.edu /earthguide/diagrams/wate rcycle/index.html http://www.ac-nancy- metz.fr/enseign/anglais/He nry/eau.htm#wc
Facts about water Of all the water on earth 97% of it is in oceans 3% is freshwater ½ of all freshwater is in Canada 60% of all freshwater used is for irrigation Many of the worlds population does not have access to freshwater
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