What are clouds?
Drops of moisture that collect together in the sky.
Droplets that make up clouds are invisible, but they sometimes have tiny specs of _______ in them. These particles and droplets clump together making a cloud.
What is the process of making clouds called?
When water or moisture from the Earth evaporates from the surface, it is called:
When water droplets condense together, ________ are created.
When clouds cannot hold onto moisture anymore, they release it as rain, snow, hail, or sleet and this is called p__________.
What is inside a cloud?
Droplets of moisture that collect in the sky.
Which step in the water cycle makes clouds?
What happens when the cloud cannot hold onto the moisture anymore because it is too heavy?
It will release the moisture as precipitation such as hail, sleet, rain, or snow.
Clouds are classified and named according to their a) S______ and b) H______ in the sky.
(Two words in your answer, fill in the blanks)
True or False:
The darker the cloud, the more water in it.
Why do clouds become dark in color?
Clouds become dark because sun cannot shine through the whole cloud.The sunlight cannot get past all the water drops so it makes the cloud dark.