Water Crossword Puzzles

Water Crossword Puzzles Printable and Free – 2nd Grade

Water Crossword Puzzles by Christopher Rudolph

The Water Cycle

The water cycle is an amazing journey that water takes as it moves around our planet. Water can be found in many forms, such as ice, rain, snow, vapor, and even dew. Let’s explore how water travels through the water cycle!

First, let’s talk about the Sun. The Sun is like a giant heater in the sky. It warms up the water in lakes, rivers, and oceans. When the Sun heats the water, some of it turns into vapor. Vapor is water in its gas form. You can’t see vapor, but it’s all around us in the air.

As the vapor rises into the sky, it cools down and forms tiny droplets of water. These droplets come together to make clouds. Sometimes, when the air is really cold, the droplets can freeze and form ice crystals. When these ice crystals get heavy, they fall back to the Earth as snow.

If the air isn’t cold enough for snow, the water droplets in the clouds can fall as rain. Rain is liquid water that falls from the sky. When it rains, the water goes into rivers, lakes, and oceans, starting the cycle all over again.

Sometimes, the water droplets in the clouds freeze and melt while falling. This creates sleet, which is a mix of rain and snow. If the droplets freeze completely, they form hail. Hail is like small balls of ice that fall from the sky.

When it’s cold outside, and the ground is freezing, water vapor can turn into frost. Frost is the ice that forms on plants, cars, and windows on chilly mornings. Dew is another form of water that you might see in the morning. When the air is warm, and it cools down at night, water vapor turns into tiny droplets of water on grass and leaves. This is dew.

Fog is another form of water that you might see. It happens when water vapor cools down near the ground and forms tiny droplets of water, making it hard to see.

Fresh water is the water that we can drink. It comes from rain, rivers, lakes, and underground. Fresh water is very important for all living things, including plants, animals, and people.

The water cycle is a continuous process that never stops. Water moves from the Earth to the sky and back again, changing forms along the way. This cycle is essential for life on our planet, helping to keep everything fresh and clean. So next time you see rain, snow, or fog, remember the incredible journey that water is on, thanks to the water cycle!

Grade 2 Science – These Water Crossword Puzzles cover the following 12 terms: ice, rain, snow, vapor, water cycle, fog, dew, frost, sleet, hail, Sun, fresh water. Four different crosswords covering the same terms allows for re-teaching and re-learning throughout the school year. Students, parents, and teachers can print and make copies.

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