Key Concepts: condensation, water cycle, humid, evaporation, liquid, gas, water vapor, clouds, precipitation, water cycle.
Have you ever noticed your glass of ice water seems to sweat on a warm day? This is an example of condensation. Many students have trouble grasping the idea that the tiny droplets on a cold glass are a result of invisible water molecules in the air condensing on a cooler surface. This comic illustrates this real-life example and ties it to the occurrence of condensation in the water cycle.