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3 parts of the water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
When water changes from a liquid (water) to a gas (water vapor)
evaporation
when water vapor (gas) changes into water (liquid)
condensation
the falling of water in the form of rain, sleet, hail or snow
precipitation
measures the temperature
thermometer
show the DIRECTION of wind blowing
weather vane
measures the amount of rainfall(precipitation)
rain gauge
Measures the SPEED of wind
anemometer
measures the weight of the atmosphere
barometer
.clouds that have wispy curls
. look like a horses tail
. high in the sky
cirrus clouds
.clouds like sheets of gray
. stay close to the earth
stratus clouds
. clouds that are like cotton candy
. they soar on sunny days
cumulus clouds
Storm with
strong winds
heavy rains
hurricane
whirling violent windstorm
funnel shape
tornado
storm with
strong winds
heavy rains
lightening and THUNDER
thunderstorm
heavy snow storm
very strong winds
blizzard
long period of time with little or no rain at all
drought
large amount of water flow over land that is usually dry
flood