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Lab 5 – Weather and Climate Change

Lab 5 - Demonstration 1: Modeling the Water Cycle

POST LAB QUESTIONS

1. Which water cycle processes are represented in this model and by what components?

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2. Which processes are not represented? How could the model be altered to include these processes? Answer =

3. How would the “weather” be affected if the water was at a decreased temperature? What about at an increased temperature? Answer =

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Experiment 1: Water Movement

POST LAB QUESTIONS

1. Develop a hypothesis predicting the effect of sunlight on evaporation?

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2. Based on the results of your experiment, would you reject or accept the hypothesis that you produced in question 1? Explain how you determined this.

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3. What parts of the water cycle are represented in this experiment?

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4. How would increasing the proportion of land (sand) to water affect the amount of water vapor released?

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5. How would drought conditions impact infiltration and evaporation from the ground?

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