Benchmark 4B
The Physical Setting: The Earth
Grades K-2, page 67

Water left in an open container disappears, but water in a closed container does not disappear.

The most closely related standard is at a higher level of sophistication.

NSES Content Standard D 
Earth and Space Science: Structure of the Earth system 
Grades 5-8, page 160 
Water, which covers the majority of the earth's surface, circulates through the crust, oceans, and atmosphere in what is known as the "water cycle." Water evaporates from the earth's surface, rises and cools as it moves to higher elevations, condenses as rain or snow, and falls to the surface where it collects in lakes, oceans, soil, and in rocks underground.