What Are Clouds Made Of?

What are clouds and what do they have to do with the three sates of matter? Water changes states as it evaporates from the ground to create clouds. Watch a video that explains the science behind clouds and the different types seen in the sky.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Preview the video and create a comprehension worksheet that leaners complete as they watch
  • Have class members create a cloud spotting journal that they can use to make and record observations over a given period of time
Classroom Considerations
  • This is the 21st Earth science video in a series of 26
  • Best used in a study of the water cycle or weather
  • 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
  • Speaker has a lot of enthusiasm making the topic more interesting
  • Presents information very fast
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