The Water Cycle
Clouds
Weather
Extreme Weather
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100

The water cycle describes the movement of _____________ on, in, and above the Earth.

What is water?

100

Clouds are __________ and ____________ in color.

What is gray and white?

100

_________________________________ is the state of the atmosphere.

What is weather

100

Heavy rain is what type of extreme weather?

What are floods?

100

A _______________________ is used to measure the temperature

What is a thermometer?

200

In the water cycle when the sun heats the waters and dries it up it is known as ___________________.

What is evaporation?

200

A cloud is a large collection of very tiny droplets of _________________ or ice crystals.

What is water?

200

____________________________ is the study of weather.

What is meteorology?

200

Dust storms are a form of extreme weather? True or false?

What is true?

200

________ is just air in motion.

What is wind?

300

In the water cycle rain, snow, and sleet from rain clouds is known as _______________________.

What is precipitation?

300

_________________ clouds are the most common of the high clouds. They are composed of ice and are thin, wispy clouds blown in high winds into long streamers. Cirrus clouds are usually white and predict fair to pleasant weather.

What is Cirrus?

300

True or False? Weather can be both constructive and destructive.

What is true?

300

Extreme weather is considered any weather conditions that are far outside the normal weather for that area. True or False?

What is true?

300

Air surrounds the earth like a blanket. This blanket of air is the ___________________________.

What is atmosphere?

400

In the water cycle water vapor in the atmosphere turns into clouds is known as _________________________.

What is condensation?

400

_______________________ clouds form a dark gray, wet looking cloudy layer associated with continuously falling rain or snow. They often produce precipitation that is usually light to moderate.

What is Nimbostratus?

400

___________________ are scientists who study the weather on our Earth.

Who are Meteorologists?

400

Extreme weather conditions can not cause loss of life or any severe damage. True or False?

What is false?

400

The atmosphere is a mix of different gases. Most of the atmosphere is made up of NITROGEN and___________________. Without these gases, plants and animals could not exist on earth.

What is oxygen?

500

In the water cycle when water runs from land into the ocean it is known as _______________________.

What is collection?

500

_________________________ clouds are gray or blue-gray mid level clouds composed of ice crystals and water droplets. The clouds usually cover the entire sky. In the thinner areas of the clouds, the sun may be dimly visible as a round disk. These clouds often form ahead of storms with continuous rain or snow.

What is Altostratus?

500

Weather is the combinations of which five factors? 

What is Temperature, Wind, Precipitation, Sunlight and clouds?

500

List 4 forms of extreme weather.

What are hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms and blizzards?

500

The layer of the atmosphere that is the closest to the earth’s surface is the _____________________. This is where the Earth's weather takes place.

What is the troposphere?

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