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Condensatio

n
To know that condensation is
the process of gas cooling to
form a liquid

So what is
Condensatio
n?
Condensation is a process, a
change
Its the cooling process that
changes gas into a liquid
It is the opposite of
evaporation.

Particles again
folks!
Air
particles
Water
particles

Dry

Wet

Dry day
On a dry day there is
only a little water
vapour in the air

Wet day
On a damp day there
is much more water
vapour in the air

Bathroom
mirror

After a shower your


bathroom is filled with
steam (water vapour) from
the hot water.
When it hits the cold
glass of the mirror it turns
back to water and forms
H tiny
e l ldroplets

o!

Look at the
can
What has
happened?
Why has it
happened?
What do we call the
process?

Look at the
glass of ice
What has
happened?
Why has it
happened?
What do we call the
process?

Look at mirror
on top of the
hot
drink
What has
happened?
Why has it
happened?
What do we call the
process?

Breath on
your mirrors
What has
happened?
Why has it
happened?
What do we call the
process?

Condensati
on

09-10-06

To know that condensation is the


process of gas cooling to form a
liquid
Task 1 choose the best word to complete
these sentences

1.Condensation happens when water vapour


cools/heats
2.Condensation is the opposite of
dissolving/evaporation
3.On a wet day there are more
air particles/water particles in the
air

Next

Illustrate what happens


when steam from a kettle
hits a cold window
Useful words

water vapour
gas
cools
evaporation
condensation
process

-steam
-liquid
-heats
-changes

Extension
Explain in your own
words what happens on
a cold day when you
breath on a cold
window
List other examples of
condensation

What have
you learnt?
What is condensation
the process of ?
Can you give 3
examples of
condensation
happening?