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Grades 3-5


Liquid Water – Water in its liquid state, used for washing and drinking.

Water as a Gas – When water changes from liquid to gas (water vapor).

Water as a Solid – When water freezes and changes from a liquid to a solid (ice).

Water Vapor – Water as a gas.

Weather – The state of the atmosphere.

Conservation – Prevention of wasteful use of a resource.

Pollution – Anything that makes the earth (land, air, water) dirty.

Moisture – Liquid that causes an item to be wet or damp.

Atmosphere –  The air that surrounds Earth.


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