The Water Cycle
Atmosphere
Climate and Weather Tools
Clouds
Severe Weather
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Water from Earth changes into a gas and rises into the sky because of heat from ______.

the sun

100

Which layer of atmosphere do we live in?

troposphere

100

Where is Tropical climate located?

The equator (The middle of the Earth)

100

Which clouds are usually gray and bring rain?

stratus

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A storm with a funnel-shaped spinning cloud of wind is a ________.

tornado

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When the water on the ground changes to a gas in the air, we call it ____.

evaporation

200

3-The weatherman said the storm is in the atmosphere.  Where is this?

the layers of air around Earth

200

What tool measures wind speed?

anemometer

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Which describes cumulus clouds?

white and puffy

200

A thunderstorm has rain, _________, and thunder.

lightning

300

______is when the water vapor in the air gets thicker and thicker and turns into a cloud.

Condensation

300

Which is correct about the gases in our atmosphere?

mostly nitrogen, then some oxygen, then some other gases

300

The airplane pilot needed to measure the wind direction.  Which tool should he use?

wind vane

300
What do Cirrus clouds look like?

High and wipsy

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These storms form over warm, tropical waters in the ocean.

hurricanes

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Which shows the types of precipitation?

rain, snow, sleet, and hail

400

What is the air around the Earth called?

The Atmosphere

400

Where is Polar climate located?

The north and south poles
400

What cloud is gray and spreads out?

Stratus

400

During severe weather, lots of rain can cause _____.

flooding

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After the storm, the river was full from the RUNOFF.  What is that?

water that did not soak into the ground

500

How many layers are in the Atmosphere?

Five (5)

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What did the weatherman use the rain gauge to measure?

how many inches of rain fell

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How are clouds formed?

Evaporation, Water Vapor, gas, and other particles. 

500

What is the main thing that makes severe weather different from "normal" weather?

It can cause harm to people and property.

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