Water Cycle
Clouds
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100
The never ending process that recycles the Earth's water supply.
What is the Water Cycle?
100
Piled up puffy clouds, that usually bring fair weather.
What are cumulus clouds?
100

The condition of the air around us (data collected for short period of time).

What is weather?

100
A tool used to measure temperature.
What is a thermometer?
100

Drives the water cycle.

What is the sun?

200
The part of the water cycle that changes liquid water into a gas call water vapor.
What is evaporation?
200
A thick blanket of clouds darkening and covering the whole sky. They usually bring rain or snow.
What are stratus clouds?
200

The average or typical weather in a particular area (data collected over long periods of time).

What is climate?

200
A tool used to measure the amount of rain fall.
What is a rain gauge?
200

Produces stormy weather and the temperature decreases.

What is a cold front?

300
The part of the water cycle that changes water vapor into liquid droplets forming a cloud.
What is condensation?
300
High wispy clouds made of tiny ice particles.
What are cirrus clouds?
300

A mixture of gases. 78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen

What is the Earth's atmosphere made up of?

300
A tool used to measure wind speed.
What is an anemometer?
300

Produces rainy weather and the temperature rises. 

What is a warm front?

400
The part of the water cycle where tiny drops of water collect into large enough droplets to fall to the ground as; rain, snow, sleet, or hail.
What is precipitation?
400

A funnel shaped windstorm that emerges from a thunderstorm.

What is a tornado?

400
The layer of air around the earth.
What is the atmosphere?
400

A tool used to measure wind direction.

What is a weather vane/wind vane?

400
The study of weather.
What is meteorology?
500

Water that is found flowing over land into ponds, lakes, and oceans.

What is runoff?

500
Cumulonimbus clouds.
What are thunderstorm clouds?
500
The layer of the atmosphere where weather takes place.
What is the troposphere?
500
A person that uses weather tools to predict the weather.
What is a meteorologist?
500

Movement from West to East

What is how weather travels?

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