Water Cycle
Water Cycle
Weather/Climate
Weather/Climate
Vocabulary
100

When water gathers in a lake, ocean, river, or stream.

What is accumulation?

100

Small droplets of water form these in the atmosphere.

What are clouds?

100

The tool I should use to measure total rainfall.

What is a rain gauge?

100

The coldest climate zone.

What is the Polar zone?

100

a mass of many water droplets or bits of ice that float in the air

What is a cloud?

200

This is the part of the water cycle when water vapor turns back into water droplets.

What is condensation?

200

This is the freezing point of water (name temerature).

What is 32*F and 0*C

200

These are the 4 types of clouds?

What are Cirrus, Cumulus, Cumulonimbus, and Stratus?

200

The average conditions in a certain place over a long period of time.

What is climate?

200

Movement of water from the earth to the air and back to the earth

What is the water cycle?

300

The part of the water cycle when it is raining, snowing, sleeting, or hailing.

What is precipitation?

300

The other name for water vapor.

What is steam?

300

This is what a meteorologist would us to give the weather report on TV.

What is a weather map?

300

Conditions in the air that change from day to day?

What is weather?

300

The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time

What is climate?

400

The extra water that is not absorbed into the ground is called this.

What is runoff?

400

Name the 3 states of water.

What are solid, liquid, and gas?

400

This is the boiling point of water (name temperature)

What is 212*F and 100*C

400

This is the climate zone that is even temperatures and weather and where most humans live.

What is the Temperate zone?

400

The short-term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area, which include temperature, humidity, clouds, precipitation, and wind speed.

What is weather?

500

This is what happens to puddles on the ground after it rains.

What is evaporation?

500

Name all steps of the water cycle.

What is accumulation, evaporation, condensation and precipitation?

500

The name of a scientist who studies the weather.

What is a meteorologist?

500

The name for a storm that is funnel-shaped, produces rain, thunder, hail, and wind speeds of up to 300 MPH.

What is a tornado?

500

Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's surface.

What is precipitation?

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