Water Cycle
Clouds
Weather Vocabulary
Stormy Weather
Tornado Safety and Trivia

100

Nature’s way of recycling water.
What is the water cycle?

100

Gray clouds that cover the lower part of the sky; rain or snow falls from them
What are stratus clouds?

100

The state of the air at a certain time and place
What is weather?

100

Most common type of storm
What is a thunderstorm?

100

Where you should go during a tornado if you are in a house
What is the basement?

200

The process of water changing into an invisible gas called water vapor
What is evaporation?

200

White, puffy clouds that look like piles of cotton; they are known as fair-weather clouds
What are cumulus clouds?

200

Scientists who study weather
Who are meteorologists?

200

Spinning cloud with a funnel shape
What is a tornado?

200

Where you should go during a tornado if you are in a school or public building
What is the lowest level of the building?

300

Amount of water vapor in the air
What is humidity?

300

Thin, feathery clouds that appear high in the sky; they are a sign that rain or snow is on the way
What are cirrus clouds?

300

Instrument that shows wind direction
What is a wind vane?

300

Large, powerful storm that occurs over large bodies of water
What is a hurricane?

300

April through June
What are the months that the most tornadoes occur?

400

The process of water vapor turning into water droplets
What is condensation?

400

Cloud that forms at the earth’s surface
What is fog?

400

Measures wind speed
What is an anemometer?

400

Water overflow that is caused by a large amount of rainfall
What is a flood?

400

What you should do if you’re in a car during a tornado
What is pull over and get out of the vehicle?

500

Water that is found underground
What is groundwater?

500

Tall, dark clouds that mean thunderstorms with heavy rain and strong winds
What are cumulonimbus clouds?

500

The weather of a place over a long time
What is climate?

500

Another name for a hurricane
What is a typhoon?

500

Scale used rate the damage and speed of tornadoes
What is the Fujita scale (F-scale)?