Worksheet 1.4

1. Observation

If you look closely at the steam rising from a boiling kettle you will see a gap between the spout and the steam.

Why does the gap occur?


1. Boiling kettle
Image: adapted from Microsoft clipart.

2. Your body and the water cycle

Around 65 % of our bodies are made up of water.  Explain how the water in our body is part of the water cycle.

3. Write a text

Write a story describing how a water molecule travels through the water cycle and explain this figure.

water cycle

2. Water cycle.
Image: NOAA

About this page:
Authors: Ellen K. Henriksen and Camilla Schreiner - University of Oslo - Norway.
Scientific reviewer: Justine Gourdeau - LaMP Clermont ferrand - France - 2004-01-13.
Last update: 2004-03-27.

Last modified: Thursday, 16 January 2020, 10:53 PM