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232 resources with the keyterm clouds

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Deep Convective Clouds

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students observe clouds. In this deep convective clouds lesson, students analyze cloud data recorded over one month and draw conclusions based on results.  Students predict "Thunderstorm Season" and prepare to defend their decision using...
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The Water Cycle and First Civilizations

For Teachers 4th - 6th
One of the best earth science videos awaits you here! The engaging narrator takes your class on a journey around the globe to see how the water cycle works in a variety of environments. Some fascinating video footage and time-lapse...
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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 instructional activity 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...
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Create a Cloud in a Bottle

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Meteorology or earth science classes reach for the sky with this lesson plan! You will need to purchase a Fizz Keeper® device and temperature strip for each lab group if you want them to perform this as an activity rather than you doing...
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Weather Dance

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study weather and focus on specific dance concepts. They are introduced to different ty es of clouds and how they are formed. Next, they study wind and why it occurs.
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Sky Observations Sky & Cloud Windows

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students observe the sky and weather to gather data. They conduct experiments to answer questions about the sky and weather phenomena. They measure, analyze and present data. They create sky windows by gluing sky colored paint chips...
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The Cloud Case

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover how clouds form and how air pressure and air temperature affect their formation. The lesson is delivered in the story of Mike Breezy, Air Detective, who tries to solve The Cloud Case.
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Clouds: 4th Grade

For Teachers 4th
Open this resource and you'll find a lesson in the form of a PowerPoint presentation. The lesson is well thought out and considers multiple intelligences and cognitive functioning. Fourth graders will work in groups to observe, identify,...
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Understanding Weather

For Teachers 5th - 7th
A succinct set of slides covers the main points for your weather unit. From the factors that contribute to conditions, to fronts and extreme occurrences, to the different types of clouds, numerous facts are listed in bullets. The only...
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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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What is Weather?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Weather is produced by several factors: heat, air temperature, wind, and moisture. Learn about each factor and how they work together to create the wide variety of weather patterns we see every day. This clip is well done but runs...
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Time Lapse of Winter Scene

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Winter scenes are displayed one after another with elements of time-lapse showing clouds moving and stars coming out, all to the tune of a lovely piano. Rainbows and sunrises are also displayed. This is a soothing video that is very...
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Weather or Not...

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Young scholars observe many different types of weather conditions, they become aware of variations in sunlight, clouds, wind, and forms of moisture. They discover the techniques, brush strokes, and colors that artists such as Charles...
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What's Up With the Water Cycle?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the water cycle.  Students identify the stages in a water cycle and create a PowerPoint presentation based on their knowledge.
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Cloud Observations using GLOBE Protocols

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students observe which of ten types of clouds are visible and how much of the sky is cloud covered. They see that by observing clouds, we can get information about temperature, moisture, and wind conditions in different places in the...
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Weather in a Bottle

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine air flow, pressure, condensation and examine how to read a weather map.  In this informative lesson students learn vocabulary then see how these terms can be applied by viewing a few demonstrations pertaining to the...
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Home-Made Clouds

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders witness cloud formation in a jar during a teacher lead simulation. They research, draw and predict weather using information they gather about clouds.
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Weather Wonderings

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the various types of weather. They discuss the difference between tornado watches and tornado warnings. Students investigate the various types of clouds. They sketch and label the 8 different types of clouds. Students...
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Special Ed Lesson: Rain Cloud Activity

For Teachers 1st - 5th
What is rain and where does it come from? Help your special-needs class understand the weather concepts of rain, clouds, and the water cycle with this introductory activity. They view a PowerPoint video (not included), answer questions...
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All About Clouds

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders listen to the story, THE CLOUD BOOK by Tomie De Paolo and then use a hotlist to research cloud types and formation, then use the information to create a Kid Pix movie which they will present to the class.
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Weather

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, students use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to solve the crossword puzzle related to weather. They identify various cloud types and how they are formed. Students also identify atmospheric...
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Cloud Journal Page

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this cloud worksheet, students draw a picture of a cloud they see outside. They then write about what type of a cloud it is and what the weather is like outside. Finally, students complete a cloud experiment.
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Weather Lesson 2

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students 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.