Water Cycle
Clouds
Weather
Vocabulary
Stormy Weather
Safety
100

What is nature’s way of recycling water called?


The water cycle

100

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

stratus clouds

100

The state of the air at a certain time and place

Weather


100

Most common type of storm

thunderstorm

100

Where you should go during a cyclone if you are in a house

The smallest room of the house 

200

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

Evaporation

200

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

Cumulus clouds

200

Scientists who study weather

meteorologists

200

Spinning cloud with a funnel shape

Tornado

200

Where you should go during a hurricane in a high rise building?

The lowest level of the building 

300

The amount of water vapor in the air is called what?

Humidity

300

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

Cirrus clouds

300

Instrument that shows wind direction

Wind vane

300

Large, powerful storm that occurs over large bodies of water

hurricane

300

When is storm season in Brisbane?

October through to February 

400

What is the process of water vapor turning into water droplets called?

Condensation

400

Cloud that forms at the earth’s surface

Fog

400

Measures temperature

thermometer


400

Water overflow that is caused by a large amount of rainfall

flood

400

What you should do if you’re in a car during a storm

Pull over and stay in your car

500

Water that is found underground is called what?

Groundwater

500

Tall, dark clouds that mean thunderstorms with heavy rain and strong winds

Cumulonimbus clouds

500

The weather of a place over a long time

Climate

500

Another name for a hurricane

typhoon

500

Scale used rate the damage and speed of tornadoes

 Saffir-Simpson scale

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