Above the illustration, there is an explanatory text, the "Continue" button and the title of this section, "Evaporation. Rainwater is also absorbed by plants and by the ground.
Pour a glass of cold water on a hot day and watch what happens. Condensation is a major step in the water cycle. Children will most likely carry out scientific investigations on this topic, for example recording evaporation over a time period; this could be by measuring the amount of water in a container left out in the sun or using chalk to draw around a puddle on the playground and observe changes in the size of the puddle.
In meteorological language, this is known as precipitation.
In Year 5 children may carry out experiments or practical investigations to separate salt and water by using evaporation. It could be rain, snow, sleet, or hail.
Above the illustration, there is an explanatory text, the "Continue" button and the title of this section, "Condensation. Some scholars conclude that the water cycle was described completely during this time in this passage: "The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to its circuits.
Well, sort of There is a sun, clouds, lakes, rivers and an ocean. Children also learn about the water cycle in geography lessons during Key Stage 2 which year group will depend on the individual school.