Misconception WCM113:

Rain falls from a cloud when the pool of water in the cloud becomes too large, so the cloud can no longer hold the water inside (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception WCM113
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WC084002

Rain falls from clouds when air cools, causing water droplets to form.

51%

WC080003

Rain forms as the air in a cloud cools, causing tiny water droplets to form and combine to form larger droplets.

20%