Diagrams about the water cycle that are geared to children are provided on KidZone Science and the USGS website. Each site offers an informative diagram as well as a detailed explanation of how the water cycle works. More »

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To explain the water cycle to kids, find age-appropriate books that engage a child's imagination but describe the process well. Next, help kids create a physical model that represents the water cycle. More »

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The water cycle, also known as the hydrologic cycle, describes the process of how water moves through Earth's environment. In general, water evaporates from oceans, then it condenses in the atmosphere as water vapor cool... More »

One method for teaching the water cycle is to describe and label a water cycle poster. A hands-on method is to create a model of the water cycle. Other options include using songs or having the children write a story of ... More »

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USGS publishes an up-to-date streamflow report for Missouri rivers on its official website. USGS is the United States Geological Survey authority. Its streamflow reports show gage height measurements taken at regular tim... More »

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The hydrological cycle is called a closed system because the amount of water on the Earth does not fluctuate. While water changes forms as it flows through the hydrological cycle, there is no significant input or output ... More »

The water cycle, also known as the hydrologic cycle, describes the process of how water moves through Earth's environment. In general, water evaporates from oceans, then it condenses in the atmosphere as water vapor cool... More »