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61 resources with the concept cloud types

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Spring Printables Collection

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Enrich your spring theme with ABCmouse! This collection of printables features coloring pages, a writing activity, and a word search worksheet. Use these printables as fun in-class activities, or send them home with your students to help...
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The Types of Clouds and What They Mean

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
New ReviewLearn to forecast the weather using cloud types. Budding meteorologists identify cloud types and learn to use a dichotomous key. As scholars develop observation and identification skills, they discover how different cloud types cause...
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The Climate Wild Card

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If Earth didn't have clouds, the global temperature would be at least 22 degrees Fahrenheit warmer. Viewers examine the importance of clouds on temperature, climate, and global warming. The video describes the current impact of clouds...
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Why So Many Cloud Types?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists categorize clouds by both height and shape since both traits impact the weather independently. Viewers fly high to learn about the characteristics of each type of cloud. NOVA explains the composition of clouds, the atmospheric...
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NOVA Cloud Lab Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A sign that washed away from Hurricane Sandy in 2012 beached itself 3,595 miles away in France. This artifact and others from around the world help scientists understand water currents and the far-reaching impact of hurricanes. Scholars...
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Cloud Typing Interactive

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Clouds cover approximately 70 percent of the earth's surface. Challenge young meteorologists to identify the types of clouds from photographs. They receive immediate feedback on identifications and points based on accuracy.
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How to Make a Cloud in Your Mouth

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Could you make a cloud with only what you have on you right now? The video explains how to use only your mouth to create a cloud, no matter the temperature outside. It also discusses the physics principles allowing this to occur, various...
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Backyard Weather Station

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Challenge young meteorologists to apply their knowledge of weather to build their own weather stations. The resource provides the directions to build a weather station that contains a wind vane, barometer, thermometer, and rain gauge....
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Why Do Clouds Stay Up?

For Students 6th - 12th
Young scientists will never look at clouds the same way again after watching this video from PBS Digital Studios. Viewers learn about the different types of clouds and their formation. The video will make your classes want to lie on the...
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Clouds

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Support science instruction with a combination of engaging activities and skills-based worksheets that focus on clouds. Learners take part in grand discussions, write an acrostic poem, complete graphic organizers, solve word puzzles, and...
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How Did Clouds Get Their Names?

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Have you ever wondered how clouds float in the sky, or why they seem to change so much in just a few minutes. Watch a short video about the way clouds are identified and named, and how they are affected by the Earth's conditions.
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Clouds and What They Mean

For Students 4th - 6th
An excellent resource on cloud types and descriptions could be a valuable addition to your science lesson. After kids learn the correct vocabulary to describe clouds, they complete several worksheets and thermometer activities before...
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Weather Watch Activity Guide: Groundhog Day

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Exactly what do groundhogs know about weather? Not as much as your science students will after completing these lessons and activities that cover everything from the earth's rotation and the creation of shadows, to cloud...
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Weather

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is a comprehensive and colorful collection of slides to introduce 4th - 8th graders to all things weather-related. The factors that contribute to weather are defined, types of clouds and the related conditions are explained, air...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Clouds (Bauer)

For Teachers K - 3rd
What type of cloud is that? Explore meteorological vocabulary using Marion Bauer's book, Clouds (although these strategies could be used for any fiction or nonfiction text). Pre-teach the new words before reading the story aloud....
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Our Poetic Planet - Writing Poems about the Earth

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
As a way to combine language arts and science, try this lesson plan on writing cloud poetry. Begin by showing a PowerPoint presentation and images of cloud types. Take meteorology masters outdoors to explore the sky using the provided...
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Types of Clouds

For Students 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students read about four different types of clouds. Students also read a table that illustrates the heights each type of cloud can reach in the atmosphere.
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Combining Clouds and Art in the Classroom

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Get your head in the clouds before teaching cloud types to your mini-meteorologists. The instructional activity opens with a beautiful PowerPoint presentation of clouds portrayed in different artists' paintings. After viewing artistic...
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Weather - Clouds and Precipitation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
It's raining! It's pouring! Your class will not be snoring when viewing this presentation. Cloud formation and types are explained in the first half. Forms of precipitation are detailed in the second half. Concepts are explained...
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Severe Winter Weather

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, in groups, investigate and demonstrate the science behind the development and characteristics of winter storms by creating a weather report.
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What is a Cloud?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Watch this clip and learn about three types of cloud shapes and three types of cloud composition. This clip is very quick and may need to be stopped a few times to ensure maximum concept understanding and retention. Best used for review...
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Clouds

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Introduce fourth and fifth graders to the different types of clouds with this presentation. The descriptions are simplistic and include the type of weather associated with each. You may want to replace the photos on each page with some...
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Clouds: A weather Predictor

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Predicting the weather can be as easy as understanding cloud formations. This presentation elucidates to the reasons clouds exist and how they are classified into four different types, cumulus, stratus, vertical, and cirrus. Tip: Take...
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Weather Lesson 2

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars identify the elements that make up the earth's weather. Begin by having students pretend they are hiking along a mountain ridge. It's been sunny and warm all day, but you see a dark line of clouds moving from the west.