2What are the processes in the water cycle? EvaporationCondensationPrecipitationAccumulation
3What is evaporation?The process of water changing from a liquid to a gas
4What is condensation?The process of gas changing into a liquid
5What are some examples of condensation? Fog on the bathroom mirror after a showerA “sweating” glass on a hot dayDew on the grass in the morningCloudsFog
6What is precipitation?The process in which moisture in clouds becomes too heavy and the moisture falls back to the ground
7What are some examples of precipitation? RainSnowSleetHailMist
8What is accumulation?It is the process by which water collects in various places on the earth
9What are some examples of accumulation? RiverStreamLakePondOceanPuddleGround WaterIce Caps
10What is the main source of energy that causes the water cycle on the earth? The Sun!!!
11Can you label the parts of the water cycle? CondensationPrecipitationEvaporationAccumulation
12What are some instruments that are used to measure weather and weather patterns? Wind vane (direction of the wind)Thermometer (temperature of air)Barometer (barometric pressure/ air pressure)Rain gauge (amount of rain or precipitation)
13Weather toolsCan you identify these weather tools?
14What are some symbols used on a weather map? Warm frontCold frontPrecipitationTemperature
15Go to the Weather Bug website to learn more about weather.