2 What are the processes in the water cycle? EvaporationCondensationPrecipitationAccumulation
3 What is evaporation?The process of water changing from a liquid to a gas
4 What is condensation?The process of gas changing into a liquid
5 What 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
6 What is precipitation?The process in which moisture in clouds becomes too heavy and the moisture falls back to the ground
7 What are some examples of precipitation? RainSnowSleetHailMist
8 What is accumulation?It is the process by which water collects in various places on the earth
9 What are some examples of accumulation? RiverStreamLakePondOceanPuddleGround WaterIce Caps
10 What is the main source of energy that causes the water cycle on the earth? The Sun!!!
11 Can you label the parts of the water cycle? CondensationPrecipitationEvaporationAccumulation
12 What 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)
13 Weather toolsCan you identify these weather tools?
14 What are some symbols used on a weather map? Warm frontCold frontPrecipitationTemperature
15 Go to the Weather Bug website to learn more about weather.