This page provides a simple, animated illustration of the water cycle with accompanying text that should be easily understood if you are beginning to study of the water cycle.
This animated illustration of the water cycle can serve as an introduction for students in the elementary grades or as a review for older students. Students should have some familiarity with the concept that water changes in state from solid to liquid to gas.
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