Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Fresh Drop of the Water Cycle

Water Cycle Rap that goes to the beat of Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air from Missy B! (I changed around a few of the lyrics). Click here for the original.

Now this is a story all about how the water on our earth goes round and round. And I’d like to take a minute just sit right there, I'll tell you all about the water cycle’s ups and downs

The surface of the sea gets heated with the sun, the vapor rises up and the cycles begun

Water to gas, this stage is called Evaporation! 

Vapor rises high, squeezes together to form a cloud, also known as Condensation!

Vapor back to water - Dark clouds always form in this way...
You can be sure there’s a chance of rain!

Fog, rain, hail, snow flurries and sleet: Precipitations the word – Uh-oh, I got wet feet!

Now the water on the ground has got several choices

It can Run Off to the river and back to the sea: Accumulation
Or hang around as snow and ice you see...

Some of it gets taken right back as Evaporation, or comes out from plants and trees, aka Transpiration! 

The rest of the water infiltrates in the soil, as long as there’s no impermeable surface to spoil!

We come to the end of the story now and we yell to the teacher “two thirds of our world is water!” 

I look at my kingdom and I finally understand, the water cycle keeps going round and round

Also, check out Bill Nye's classic Criss Cross version (to the beat of JUMP!)

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