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How long has water been getting things wet?

How long has water been getting things wet?

How long has water been getting things wet? 3 billion years2. Water can be a solidlike ice. It can be a liquidlike you drink.

Where does the water that falls as rain come from?

What causes rain? Clouds are made of water droplets. Within a cloud, water droplets condense onto one another, causing the droplets to grow. When these water droplets get too heavy to stay suspended in the cloud, they fall to Earth as rain.

How old is the water in the water cycle?

3.8 billion years
Geologic evidence suggests that large amounts of water have likely flowed on Earth for the past 3.8 billion years—most of its existence.

Does all liquid water fall as rain?

Rain: Rain made of liquid water droplets falls when temperatures in the air and at the surface are above freezing (32°F, 0°C). Rain can start as water droplets or ice crystals in a cloud but always falls as liquid water.

What would happen if you left a glass of water in a closet?

Predict: What would happen to a glass of water placed in a closet for a few days? The glass will become empty. Why do you think this would happen? The water has evaporated out of the glass.

How long does a drop of rain stay in the atmosphere?

Fun Facts about Rain. Water stays in some places longer than others. A drop of water may spend over 3,000 years in the ocean before moving on to another part of the water cycle. Wow! On average a drop of water spends an average of 8 days in the atmosphere before falling back down to Earth.

Where does the water come from to make rain?

Water is always moving; rain that’s fallen where you live may have been water in the ocean a couple of days before. What a weird thought. Water can be in the atmosphere, on land, in the ocean and even underground. It gets used over and over and over again through what is called the water cycle.

What’s the world record for the most rain in a year?

The world’s record for average-annual rainfall belongs to Mt. Waialeale, Hawaii, where it averages about 450 inches (1,140 cm) per year. A remarkable 642 inches (1,630 cm) was reported there during one twelve-month period (that’s almost 2 inches (5 cm) every day!). Is this the world record for the most rain in a year?

What does the Bible say about rain and dew?

–The verse includes well-nigh every element of the parables of agriculture. The “rain” and the “dew” are the gracious influences that prepare the heart; the “seed” is the Divine word, the “sower” is the Servant of the Lord, i.e., the Son of Man ( Matthew 13:37 ); the “bread” the fruits of holiness that in their turn sustain the life of others.