Water Cycle Fill In 1. The process when water becomes a gas in the atmosphere is called 2. The movement of water underground is called 3. . . is water that falls from clouds as rain or snow. 4. Water on the earth's surface which moves into a stream or lake without absorbing into the soil . is called 5. Groundwater is contained in layers of rock or sediment that is called a (an) 6. . is the downward movement of water through the spaces of rock or soil; when surface water becomes groundwater. . 7. The process when gas condenses to form clouds is called 8. The top of the saturated zone is known as the 9. The Answer Key 1. evaporation 2. groundwater flow 3. precipitation 4. runoff 5. aquifer . is the area where groundwater enters a lake or stream. 6. recharge or infiltration 7. condensation 8. water table 9. discharge area This material was reproduced from www.groundwater.org with the permission of The Groundwater Foundation. Copyright © 2006 The Groundwater Foundation. All rights reserved.