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10 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds Vocabulary
weather
air pressure
water cycle
precipitation
is the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the weight of the atmosphere pressing in all directions at a…
is the movement of water between Earth's surface and atmosphere
is water that falls from the atmosphere; it can take the form…
weather
is the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
air pressure
the weight of the atmosphere pressing in all directions at a…
12 terms
Clouds and Water Cycle
stratus
cumulus
cumulonimbus
cirrus
low, sheetlike gray clouds; can mean rain
clouds that have flat bottoms and puffy tops; means nice weat…
tall, dark cumulus clouds; thunderstorm clouds
formed high in the sky, wispy and look like feathers; fair we…
stratus
low, sheetlike gray clouds; can mean rain
cumulus
clouds that have flat bottoms and puffy tops; means nice weat…
13 terms
Water Cycle, Clouds, Precipitation
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
transpiration
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
Change of state from liquid to gas
The change of state from a gas to a liquid
Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant
water cycle
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
evaporation
Change of state from liquid to gas
15 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
a process at which molecules at the surface of a liquid absor…
water vapor cools and becomes a liquid
when water in the form of ice, rain, sleet, hail, or snow, fa…
water cycle
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
evaporation
a process at which molecules at the surface of a liquid absor…
15 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
a process at which molecules at the surface of a liquid absor…
water vapor cools and becomes a liquid
when water in the form of ice, rain, sleet, hail, or snow, fa…
water cycle
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
evaporation
a process at which molecules at the surface of a liquid absor…
Water Cycle, Precipitation, Clouds
Alto
Cirrus
Condensation
Cumulonimbus
Stem meaning middle level (for clouds)
High level wispy, feathery clouds made mostly of ice crystals…
The process by which water vapor in air cools to become liqui…
A tall dark cloud often producing thunderstorms and tornadoes…
Alto
Stem meaning middle level (for clouds)
Cirrus
High level wispy, feathery clouds made mostly of ice crystals…
16 terms
Water Cycle & Clouds
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
ground water
is the process of liquid turning into a gas
the change from a gas into a liquid
is the process of water falling from the sky (rain, snow, hai…
is the water that does soak into the soil
evaporation
is the process of liquid turning into a gas
condensation
the change from a gas into a liquid
11 terms
water cycle and clouds
precipitation
evaporation
water collection
condensation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Liquid to gas
vegetation and soil acts as a sponge that stores the water an…
Gas to Liquid
precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
evaporation
Liquid to gas
19 terms
Clouds and Water cycle
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Transpiration
Condensation
the movement of water between Earth's surface and the atmosph…
the change from a liquid to a gas
the process by which plants release water in the air through…
the change from a gas to a liquid
Water Cycle
the movement of water between Earth's surface and the atmosph…
Evaporation
the change from a liquid to a gas
10 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds Vocabulary
weather
air pressure
water cycle
precipitation
is the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the weight of the atmosphere pressing in all directions at a…
is the movement of water between Earth's surface and atmosphere
is water that falls from the atmosphere; it can take the form…
weather
is the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
air pressure
the weight of the atmosphere pressing in all directions at a…
22 terms
Clouds, Water Cycle
Cirrus
Cumulus
Stratus
Cumulonimbus
A wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high…
The traditional fair weather cloud.Low elevation, puffy shape
Low elevation clouds that are in layers. Sometimes produces l…
Base of cloud in low altitude but tower of cloud can reach to…
Cirrus
A wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high…
Cumulus
The traditional fair weather cloud.Low elevation, puffy shape
10 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds Vocabulary
weather
air pressure
water cycle
precipitation
the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the weight of the atmosphere pressing in all directions at a…
the movement of water between Earth's surface and atmosphere
water that falls from the atmosphere; it can take the form of…
weather
the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
air pressure
the weight of the atmosphere pressing in all directions at a…
15 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds
precipitation
forms of precipitation
Transpiration
condensation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
rain, snow, sleet, hail
Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant
Change of a water vapor to a liquid.
precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
forms of precipitation
rain, snow, sleet, hail
10 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds Vocabulary
weather
air pressure
water cycle
precipitation
is the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the weight of the atmosphere pressing in all directions at a…
is the movement of water between Earth's surface and atmosphere
is water that falls from the atmosphere; it can take the form…
weather
is the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
air pressure
the weight of the atmosphere pressing in all directions at a…
14 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds
cumulus
cirrus
cumulonimbus
evaporation
white puffy clouds
thin, wispy clouds
clouds associated with a storm
liquid water to gas because of sun's heating
cumulus
white puffy clouds
cirrus
thin, wispy clouds
15 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds
precipitation
forms of precipitation
Transpiration
condensation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
rain, snow, sleet, hail
Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant
Change of a water vapor to a liquid.
precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
forms of precipitation
rain, snow, sleet, hail
12 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds
Cumulus
Stratus
Cirrus
Cumulonimbus
Puffy clouds at low to medium altitude.
Layered clouds at low altitudes
High altitude clouds that are wispy and feathery
Large thunderheads that span from low to high altitudes
Cumulus
Puffy clouds at low to medium altitude.
Stratus
Layered clouds at low altitudes
14 terms
Stroud - Water Cycle and Clouds
cirrus
cumulus
cumulonimbus
stratus
Wispy, feathery clouds made of ice crystals that form at high…
Fluffy, white clouds, usually with flat bottoms, that look li…
thunderstorm clouds, anvil-like
a flat, low-lying cloud that covers the sky like a blanket; c…
cirrus
Wispy, feathery clouds made of ice crystals that form at high…
cumulus
Fluffy, white clouds, usually with flat bottoms, that look li…
16 terms
Water Cycle & Clouds
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
ground water
is the process of liquid turning into a gas
the change from a gas into a liquid
is the process of water falling from the sky (rain, snow, hai…
is the water that does soak into the soil
evaporation
is the process of liquid turning into a gas
condensation
the change from a gas into a liquid
19 terms
Water Cycle/Clouds
Water Cycle
Water vapor
Evaporation
Condensation
The water cycle is when water is constantly moving from the E…
Water vapor is (Steam) or gas that moves up into the air duri…
Evaporation is when liquid changes into a gas.
Condensation is when gas changes into a liquid. Water vapor c…
Water Cycle
The water cycle is when water is constantly moving from the E…
Water vapor
Water vapor is (Steam) or gas that moves up into the air duri…
10 terms
The Water Cycle and Clouds
cumulus
cumulonimbus
cirrus
stratus
cumulus
cumulonimbus
13 terms
Water Cycle and Cloud Types
precipitation
condensation
evaporation
collection
precipitation
condensation
10 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds
Puffy clouds that look like cotton are
The water cycle nevers
Invisible water in the air
A cloud that is near the ground
cumulus clouds
stops
vapor
fog
Puffy clouds that look like cotton are
cumulus clouds
The water cycle nevers
stops
13 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds
water cycle
precipitation
runoff
evaporation
the movement of water between Earth's surface and the atmosph…
water that falls from the atmosphere in the form of rain, sno…
water that flows over the land surface into other bodies of w…
the change from a liquid to a gas
water cycle
the movement of water between Earth's surface and the atmosph…
precipitation
water that falls from the atmosphere in the form of rain, sno…
8 terms
Clouds, Precipitation, Water Cycle
precipitation
clouds
70%
water cycle
occurs when drops of water or crystals of ice fall in the for…
form when air rises, cools and condenses. Classified accordin…
Amount of the earth's surface covered in water in all three o…
is the constant movement of water on the earth.
precipitation
occurs when drops of water or crystals of ice fall in the for…
clouds
form when air rises, cools and condenses. Classified accordin…
Water cycle/Clouds
Cirrus
Cirrus what level
Stratus
Stratus what level
Wispy, made of ice crystals, signs of changing weather
High level
sheetlike, made of water droplets, No precipitation attached…
Low Level
Cirrus
Wispy, made of ice crystals, signs of changing weather
Cirrus what level
High level
18 terms
Water Cycle, Precipitation, Clouds
Alto
Cirrus
Condensation
Cumulonimbus
Stem meaning middle level (for clouds)
High level wispy, feathery clouds made mostly of ice crystals…
The process by which water vapor in air cools to become liqui…
A tall dark cloud often producing thunderstorms and tornadoes…
Alto
Stem meaning middle level (for clouds)
Cirrus
High level wispy, feathery clouds made mostly of ice crystals…
15 terms
Water Cycle & Clouds
stratus
stratus
cumulus
cumulus
low-level clouds that form in layers
bring steady rain
fluffy and have flat bases
form low in the sky
stratus
low-level clouds that form in layers
stratus
bring steady rain
17 terms
Water cycle and Clouds
Watercycle
Evaporation
Humidity
Relative Humidity
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
The process by which water changes from liquid form to an atm…
A measure of the amount of water vapor in the air.
The amount of water vapor in the air at any given time is usu…
Watercycle
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
Evaporation
The process by which water changes from liquid form to an atm…
17 terms
Clouds and Water cycle
Evaporation
Transpiration
Condensation
Precipitation
(Water Cycle)
(water cycle)
(water cycle)
(water cycle)
Evaporation
(Water Cycle)
Transpiration
(water cycle)
17 terms
Clouds and Water Cycle
Cumulus
Cirrus
Stratus
Altostratus
puffy, flat base-little or no precipitation-
thin, wispy, fair weather
flat layers, gray, carry drizzle/rain-ground level fog
not low or high, cloud layer of water droplets
Cumulus
puffy, flat base-little or no precipitation-
Cirrus
thin, wispy, fair weather
14 terms
Water Cycle, Precipitation, Clouds
The Water Cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
What is the repeated movement of water through the environmen…
Changing liquid water to water vapor is called _________ .
Changing water vapor to liquid water is called _________ .
Water falling from the clouds as rain, snow, sleet, or hail i…
The Water Cycle
What is the repeated movement of water through the environmen…
evaporation
Changing liquid water to water vapor is called _________ .
18 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds
Water cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
precipitation
the process whereby water is moved between Earth's atmosphere…
the process where liquid water on Earth is heated by the Sun…
the process by which water vapor (water in the gas state) coo…
Any type of liquid or solid water that falls to Earth's surfa…
Water cycle
the process whereby water is moved between Earth's atmosphere…
Evaporation
the process where liquid water on Earth is heated by the Sun…
16 terms
The Water Cycle/Clouds
Water that changes from a liquid to a…
type of precipitation that refreezes o…
type of precipitation that is water dr…
type of precipitation that starts as w…
Evaporation
Hail
Rain
Sleet
Water that changes from a liquid to a…
Evaporation
type of precipitation that refreezes o…
Hail
13 terms
Water Cycle and clouds
precipitation
condensation
evaporation
run off or collection
Droplets of liquid water in the clouds grow and when they bec…
The water vapor starts to cool off as it rises and begins to…
water heats up and changes from a liquid to a gas (water vapo…
Some precipitation falls onto the ground and eventually makes…
precipitation
Droplets of liquid water in the clouds grow and when they bec…
condensation
The water vapor starts to cool off as it rises and begins to…
27 terms
Atmosphere/Water Cycle/ Clouds
thermosphere
atmosphere
stratosphere
troposphere
atmospheric layer with very thin and very hot air
gases surrounding the planet making conditions suitable for l…
layer cold at the bottom but warmer at the top where ozone ab…
layer that contains weather (water cycle happens here)
thermosphere
atmospheric layer with very thin and very hot air
atmosphere
gases surrounding the planet making conditions suitable for l…
10 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds Vocabulary
weather
air pressure
water cycle
precipitation
is the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the weight of the atmosphere pressing in all directions at a…
is the movement of water between Earth's surface and atmosphere
is water that falls from the atmosphere; it can take the form…
weather
is the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
air pressure
the weight of the atmosphere pressing in all directions at a…
14 terms
Water Cycle And Clouds Vocabulary
Precipitation
Evaporation
Transpiration
Condensation
Any type of liquid or solid water that falls to Earth's surfa…
The process by which liquid changes into a gas.
The movement of water vapor out of a plant and into the air
The process by which a gas changes into a liquid ... Forms Gas
Precipitation
Any type of liquid or solid water that falls to Earth's surfa…
Evaporation
The process by which liquid changes into a gas.
Water Cycle-Clouds
porous
transpiration
surface-water flow
groundwater flow
having holes or spaces, like soil with spaces for water to si…
plants release water vapor into the air (happens in water cyc…
runoff stays above ground when surface is not porous or preci…
runoff when water sinks into porous ground (flows to sea leve…
porous
having holes or spaces, like soil with spaces for water to si…
transpiration
plants release water vapor into the air (happens in water cyc…
11 terms
water cycle/clouds
cloud
cirrus cloud
stratus cloud
cumulus cloud
a mass of tiny droplets of condensed water in the atmophere
look like hair or feathers, made of ice crystals, very high
layered clouds that stretch across the sky, fog, may bring dr…
puffy, white clouds, look like cotton balls, rise from a flat…
cloud
a mass of tiny droplets of condensed water in the atmophere
cirrus cloud
look like hair or feathers, made of ice crystals, very high
12 terms
Water Cycle & Clouds
Cirrus Clouds
Cumulus Clouds
Stratus Clouds
Water Vapor
Thin, wispy clouds high in the sky
White puffy clouds
Low, layered clouds
Water in the gas state
Cirrus Clouds
Thin, wispy clouds high in the sky
Cumulus Clouds
White puffy clouds
13 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds
Sea Level
Condensation
Evaporation
Precipitation
Where the Ocean meets the land; Assigned Zero Elevation
Changing from water vapor to liquid
Changing from liquid to a water vapor
Form of water that falls from clouds to Earth
Sea Level
Where the Ocean meets the land; Assigned Zero Elevation
Condensation
Changing from water vapor to liquid
17 terms
Clouds and the Water Cycle
Cumulus
Cirrus
Stratus
Altostratus
A low cloud that can grow upward looks like a puffy pile. You…
A high cloud that looks like a wispy horse tail. Contains ice…
A low cloud that comes in layers. You can expect steady preci…
A mid level layered cloud. Possible continuous rain.
Cumulus
A low cloud that can grow upward looks like a puffy pile. You…
Cirrus
A high cloud that looks like a wispy horse tail. Contains ice…
17 terms
Water Cycle & Clouds
water cycle
precipitation
condensation
evaporation
water that moves through the atmosphere
rain, sleet, snow or hail
happens in the atmosphere as water vapor changes to water dro…
when thermal energy from the sun changes water from a liquid…
water cycle
water that moves through the atmosphere
precipitation
rain, sleet, snow or hail
8 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds
evaporation
condensation
dew
Condensation
Stage when water turns into water vapor
evaporation, _________, precipitation, runoff
Water droplets condensing onto grass or cars is called ____.
During ________, clouds are formed.
evaporation
Stage when water turns into water vapor
condensation
evaporation, _________, precipitation, runoff
Clouds and Water Cycle
Cumulus
Cirrus
Stratus
Altostratus
puffy, flat base-little or no precipitation-
thin, wispy, fair weather
flat layers, gray, carry drizzle/rain-ground level fog
not low or high, cloud layer of water droplets
Cumulus
puffy, flat base-little or no precipitation-
Cirrus
thin, wispy, fair weather
13 terms
Water Cycle and Clouds Vocabulary
Precipitation
Evaporation
Transpiration
Condensation
- any type of liquid or solid water that falls to Earth's sur…
-the process by which liquid changes into gas.
-the movement of water vapor out of a plant and into the air
-the process by which a gas changes into a liquid... - forms clo…
Precipitation
- any type of liquid or solid water that falls to Earth's sur…
Evaporation
-the process by which liquid changes into gas.
17 terms
Clouds and water cycle
Cirrus cloud
Stratus
Cumulus
Altostratus
High over 18,000 feet. Wispy, curly, horse tail. Fair weather…
Low under 6,500 feet. Flat, grayish, cover entire sky, overca…
Low under 6,500 feet. Heap, puffy, cotton balls. Fair weather.
middle 8 to 10 miles high. Gray, blue gray color, clouds of w…
Cirrus cloud
High over 18,000 feet. Wispy, curly, horse tail. Fair weather…
Stratus
Low under 6,500 feet. Flat, grayish, cover entire sky, overca…
16 terms
Clouds & Water Cycle
Cumulus
Cirrus
Stratus
Altostratus
Piled, lumpy mounds... Low-level cloud... Brings fair weather
Curly, wispy horsetail... High-level cloud... Brings fair weather,…
Layered... Low-level cloud... Fog on the ground, drizzle or light m…
Layered... Mid-level cloud... Forms ahead of storms with continuous…
Cumulus
Piled, lumpy mounds... Low-level cloud... Brings fair weather
Cirrus
Curly, wispy horsetail... High-level cloud... Brings fair weather,…
Atmosphere clouds water cycle
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
Turning sphere weather highest air pressure temperature hot t…
Location of ozone layer temperature cold to hot
Coldest layer meteors burn up
Hottest layer northern lights space shuttle satellite
Troposphere
Turning sphere weather highest air pressure temperature hot t…
Stratosphere
Location of ozone layer temperature cold to hot
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