Weather
Precipitation
What is precipitation and how is it
measured?
~ Turn and Talk about what you think
weather is.
~ SHARE what you came up wi...
What is precipitation and how is it
measured? - NOTES
Precipitation is water that falls from the
atmosphere, including rai...
What is precipitation and how is it
measured? - NOTES
This tool is a can or tube with an opening on
top. Rain falls into t...
What are the forms of precipitation?
- NOTES
Rain, Sleet, Snow & Hail
Let’s take a closer look at how each forms...
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Weather - Precipitation

  1. 1. Weather Precipitation
  2. 2. What is precipitation and how is it measured? ~ Turn and Talk about what you think weather is. ~ SHARE what you came up with as a class
  3. 3. What is precipitation and how is it measured? - NOTES Precipitation is water that falls from the atmosphere, including rain, snow, hail, and sleet. A rain gauge is used to measure the amount of rain that falls.
  4. 4. What is precipitation and how is it measured? - NOTES This tool is a can or tube with an opening on top. Rain falls into the gauge. Marks and numbers on the side show how much rain has collected in it. Used for snow too. After snow melts in the tube, measured as rainwater.
  5. 5. What are the forms of precipitation? - NOTES Rain, Sleet, Snow & Hail Let’s take a closer look at how each forms...

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