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Weather and Atmosphere

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Weather engineers have come a long way in designing technology that provides advanced warnings of severe weather. Six lessons and six activities make up a collection of resources that teach middle schoolers about weather and weather...
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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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Cloud Clues

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
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...
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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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What Are Clouds Made Of?

For Students K - 5th Standards
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...
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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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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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S’COOL Cloud Identification Chart

For Students 5th - 8th
If you've ever wondered why clouds sometimes look so different, look no further than a classroom poster about cloud identification. It features pictures of clouds at high, mid, and low levels of altitude, as well as the name of each and...
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Types of Clouds

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What's the term for clouds that look like fluffy cotton balls? What about thick, gray clouds? Learn the names and descriptions for each type of cloud with a worksheet and activity. Learners read four columns of high-level, mid-level,...
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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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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
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.
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Hey You, Get Off My Cloud

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify different types of clouds. In this cloud lesson plan, 2nd graders describe clouds as cumulus, cirrus, or stratus and explain their formation. They discuss how the clouds affect the weather conditions. 
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Clouds in the Sky

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this cloud instructional activity, students discover the different types of clouds.  Students pick their favorite cloud and complete a creative project in which they must use their research skills and math skills.  They present their...
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For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore basic cloud types and the weather associated with each one.  In this earth science lesson, students participate in numerous activities including going outside to observe the clouds they see, making a cloud in a jar,...
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For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore clouds.  In this weather lesson, students identify the steps in the water cycle, define condensation and evaporation, and relate this information to cloud formation.  Students perform a cloud experiment, predict weather...
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Cloudy Weather

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this earth science instructional activity, students identify and explain the various types of clouds in the sky. Then they draw a picture of the clouds they see and describe them. Students also describe what makes clouds and draw what...
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Cloud Worksheet

For Students 4th - 6th
In this clouds worksheet, students respond to 16 short answer questions regarding the appearance, weather, and composition of stratus, cirrus, nimbus, and cumulus clouds.
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Nancy Graves

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a variety of activities related to the painting "Stratus" by Nancy Graves. They analyze and discuss the painting, create a drawing recreating the style of "Stratus," write a letter describing the painting, and give the...
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Classification of Clouds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view progressive slides of cloud formations and identify which type of cloud is shown as it forms. They estimate the cloud's height while viewing each image.
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Meteorology Madness

For Teachers 4th
Students probe the dynamic weather changes through several hands-0n activities in this seven lessons unit. The hydrologic cycle, clouds, atmosphere, air movement, fronts, and forecasting form the components presented in this unit.