Help children begin to understand the process of evaporation.
On a hot sunny day, let children wash all the doll clothes and hang them in the sun. When the clothes are dry ask, "Where did the water go? Only air touched them." Explain that the water moved in tiny drops into the air. This process is called evaporation.
Further demonstrate the process of evaporation:
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