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

What causes tornadoes?

what is when warm air meets cold air

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

the way the water moves around Earth, a big cycle

What is the weather cycle?

300
Large, powerful storm that occurs over large bodies of water
What is a hurricane?
300

March 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 weather conditions are present before a tornado? (there are three)

What is little to no wind, the air becomes still, dark clouds (large, dark, low-lying) 

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

a large group of scientists that "track" tornadoes and try to get close to them

What storm chasers?

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