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The Water Cycle - Water Science for Schools

The Water Cycle for Kids

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have teamed up to create a water-cycle diagram for schools.

The text from this water-cycle diagram is available.Interactive water-cycle diagram
New!  Our interactive diagram allows you to "mouse around" the parts of the water cycle and view explanations, pictures, and more online. The diagram is available for three levels of students.

Download a PDF or JPG image of the diagram. Files for printing:
PDF (poster) | Image (11x17 inch) | Poster image
The PDF and the poster JPG are about 2 megabytes.

Water cycle for kids poster (image).

The original water-cycle for kids placemat is still available.

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