Water Cycle
Weather Tools
Weather
Vocabulary
Stormy Weather
Tornado
Safety and
Trivia
100

Nature’s way of recycling water. The process of water moving around between the air and land.

What is the water cycle?

100

tool used to tell temperature

What is a thermometer?

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

A tool used to tell wind direction.

What is a wind vane or a weather vane?

200

A liquid form of water that falls from the sky in drops.

What is rain?

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

Snow, sleet, rain, and hail that fall from the sky are forms of _____________.

What is precipitation?

300

A tool that tells the amount of precipitation that has fallen.

What is a rain gauge?

300

Soft, white flakes of ice that fall from the sky

What is snow?

300

Long lasting snow storm with very strong winds and intense snowfall.

What is a blizzard?

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

A weather forecaster

What is a meteorologist?

400

A continuous period of dry weather

What is a drought?

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

What is applied to water to make it evaporate

What is heat or the sun?

500

After you use tools to gather data, you look for this.

What is a weather pattern?

500
The weather of a place over a long time
What is climate?
500

Large rotating storm with high speeds that forms over tropical waters

What is a hurricane?

500
Scale used rate the damage and speed of tornadoes
What is the Fujita scale (F-scale)?
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