Water Cycle & Weather Chapter 6. L1 Where is Earth’s water?. Earth – The water planet People use water to travel ¾ of surface is covered by water It provides a home & food 3 states of water Solid (frozen) Liquid (melted) Gas (invisible water vapor). Atlantic & Pacific Oceans.
Earth – The water planet
Ocean water is less salty near the North and South Poles where the water evaporates less quickly
Fresh water is found in glaciers and ice caps but it is not safe to drink
Safe fresh water is found underground or in lakes, rivers, and streams
Ben Tanner, WIS-10
Study weather conditions, they look at temperature, water, and air movement, data is collected automatically at weather stations