Water Cycle
Special Weather
Slow Changes
Fast Changes
Tools for Science
100
This causes water to evaporate.
What is heat from the sun?
100
Too much water can make a river overflow and can cause this.
What is a flood?
100
This is breaking down rock and blowing it away.
What is wind?
100
This is the name of melted rock that flows out of a volcano.
What is lava?
100
You want to learn more about hurricanes. What can you do today? a) Fly to Florida to see a real hurricane. b) Find a book in the class library about hurricanes. 3) Ask a scientist about hurricanes.
What is find a book in the class library about hurricanes?
200
Rain, snow, and hail are all types of this.
What is precipitation?
200
When a place does not get rain for a long time, it is called this.
What is a drought?
200
When worn down rocks are carried away, it is called this.
What is erosion?
200
This is the sudden movement of soil down a hill.
What is a landslide?
200
Pretend that it is snowing. You want to find out how much snow has fallen. What can you do? a) Use a thermometer. b) Use a ruler. c) Use a clock.
What is use a ruler?
300
Cool air makes water vapor change into a liquid. The drops of water form clouds.
What is condensation?
300
A very large storm that can cause floods and harm beaches is called this.
What is a hurricane?
300
Name something that can stop erosion by holding soil or sand in place.
What are plant roots?
300
Earth's crust fits together like a puzzle. This is the name of the pieces.
What is plates?
300
We need a pint of water for an experiment. How can we measure it? a) Use a ruler. b) Use a measuring cup. c) Use a scale.
What is use a measuring cup?
400
This is when bubbles from boiling water go into the air as water vapor.
What is evaporation?
400
Floods, droughts, tornadoes and hurricanes can all cause this.
What is damage?
400
This can cause erosion on a sandy beach.
What is ocean waves?
400
Sometimes the edges of two plates rub against each other. What does this cause?
What is an earthquake?
400
We are studying evaporation in the classroom. How can we learn more? a) Put some water in a plate. Watch it each day. Talk about what happens. b) Put some water in a jar. Put the lid on. Empty water from the jar. c) Put some sand in a bowl. Spray water on the sand. Feel it with your hand.
What is put some water in a plate, watch it each day and talk about what happens?
500
Water changes from water to water vapor to water again. It moves between the ground and the sky over and over. Name this movement of water.
What is the water cycle?
500
This is a storm with very fast winds moving in a cone shape.
What is a tornado?
500
When water or ice rub against rock, it causes this.
What is erosion?
500
A mountain that forms when hot, melted rock erupts through a hole in Earth's surface.
What is a volcano?
500
A scientist wants to find the temperature of lava. What tool should he/she use? a) Use a ruler. b) Use a thermometer. c) Use a clock.
What is use a thermometer?
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