Cloud Clues

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It's cloudy with a good chance of learning! An inquiry-based lesson begins with an exploration of transparent, translucent, and opaque materials. Young scientists then connect their learning to the different cloud types as they take the lesson outside to make observations.

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Conduct observations over time until all types of clouds are observed
  • Have students keep science journals to draw and take notes on the types of clouds they observe
Classroom Considerations
  • Consider using the downloadable journal provided by the publisher
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Provides teaching tips throughout the lesson
  • Supplements the content with videos
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