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Water Cycle-Vogel

Fresh water water that has very little salt in it
groundwater Earth's underground supply of water
People use groundwater for: drinking and bathing
glacier a huge sheet of ice
evaporation the change of a liquid to a gas
clouds are formed when: water vapor rises and condenses
condensation the change of a gas to a liquid
forms of precipitation rain, snow, sleet, or hail
precipitation is water that moves from the sky to the land
water cycle the movement of water from Earth's land, into the air, and back to the land again
atmosphere the air around the Earth
weather what is happening in the atmosphere at a certain place and time
anemometer an instrument that measures wind speed
three types of clouds 1)cirrus 2)cumulus 3)stratus
cirrus clouds are: the highest clouds-they do not produce precipitatiion
cumulus clouds are: puffy and bring strong storms, rain, and hail
stratus clouds are: the lowest clouds and bring rain, sleet, and hail
temperature is: the measure of how hot or cold something is
At 0 C or 32 F water freezes
snow and ice ____________ when the temperature _____________ melt rises
instruments used to collect weather information are: satellites, thermometers, rain gauges, anemometers
People us weather instruments to: collect information about weather
People studying weather look for: patterns and keep records
The information weather people collect helps them: predict the weather