Points to remember
* Water is one of
the most important components that all animals including human beings and
plants depend on for their livelihood.
* To an extent of
97% of the total water that exists on Earth is found in seas and oceans.
* Only 3% of the
freshwater is available in polar ice caps and glaciers.
* Lakes, rivers,
swamps constitute only 0.3% of the surface water.
* The moisture in
the soil indicates the presence of underground water.
* The continuous circulation
of water in nature is called the water cycle. It is effected by evaporation,
condensation, precipitation and transpiration.
* Ground water is
the water present beneath Earth's surface in soil.
this activity you w be able to know what happens to water when it is taken out
of nature, into our house and once it leaves our houses.
Step 1: Type the URL or scan the QR code to launch the
Step 2 : A page of 3 games will open, click on the first
game 'Melbourne water cycle', and click the "Play the Melbourne water
game" button to start the game.
Play the game by following the instructions and using the navigation keys.
Observe the steps of water usage and the process of recycling the used water.
Play the other two games to know about the Natural water cycle and Sources of
*Pictures are indicative only