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The water cycle

Water Vapor

water in a gas state


when gas condenses to a liquid

Example of Condensation?



a group of water droplets in the air


is the water that falls from the clouds down to earth

water cycle

the movement of water between the earth's surface and the air


when water evaporate from the surface of leaves

run off

how water flows over the earth's surface

cumulus clouds

big puffy, white clouds that look like cotton balls

cumulonimbus clouds

happen when a cumulus cloud becomes dark and thick. It usually produces precipitation


look like sheets or blankets that usually pruduce precipitation


a thin, wispy, or feathery. They are made of tiny bits or ice.

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