Water Cycle Bangles

Emerald Spring, Yellowstone National Park

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Water is constantly moving around, through and above the Earth as a gas (water vapor), a liquid, and as a solid (ice). This never ending process is called the water cycle (or hydrologic cycle). Because this planet has a sealed atmosphere, very little water escapes into outer space, thus the same water that existed on Earth millions of years ago is still moving through the water cycle today. Water is a finite resource that we can protect and conserve for future generations. Learn the steps of the water cycle and see how water moves through it by making a piece of water cycle jewelry.

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