Precipitation is water that falls from the sky, such as rain or snow. Precipitation can affect your day-to-day life, even though it is just one aspect of the weather. However, precipitation is also vital to the water cycle as it returns water from the atmosphere back to Earth's surface. In this video clip three different types of precipitation are observed - rain, hail, and snow.
Grade Level(s): 5
Computer for Presenter, Computers for Students, Internet Connection, LCD Projector
Keywords: water, rain, snow, hail, precipitation, weather, water cycle, atmosphere
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