How does the water in the atmosphere testify of both God's greatness and goodness?
The ocean;Because it has the most water in it
Where does most of the water in the atmosphere come from? Why is this case?
What is the change in state from a vapor or gas to liquid called?
Evaporation and vaporation
What are the two ways by which a liquid changes to a vapor?
What is the change in state from a solid directly to a gas called?
Frost and snowflakes
What forms of ice result from the reverse of this process?
What determines the speed of movement of individual molecules?
Wind blows away the molecules in the water.
How does wind affect the speed of evaporation?
Is the evaporation of a liquid a heating process or a cooling process relative to its surrounding?
(True or False) Water molecules in ice are held rigidly in place and have no motion.
Rain, hail, and humidity
Give examples of the three states in which water can exist in the atmosphere.
What term refers to the temp attire at which the relative humidity is 100%?
The water vapor can form ice crystals
What happens to water vapor In a humid air mass if the temperature falls below the dew point, which is itself less than 0c (32 oF), and clay or dust particles are present?
Super cool water
Water in the liquid state that is colder than 0c (32oF), is called by what name?
Stratus, cirrus, cumulus, nimbus
What are the meteorological names for the types of clouds classified by their shapes and colors?
By their type
How do meteorologists name clouds classified by their position in the atmosphere?
Mare's tails; Mackerel sky
What is another name for cirrus clouds? For a sky full of cirrocumulus clouds arranged in rows?
What type of cloud is often associated with thunderstorms?
False; it must be 100%
(True or False) dew can form when nighttime temperature drops to 5c (41oF) and relative humidity is 84%
Gas, liquid, and solid
What are the main three types of atmospheric element?