Learn how meteorologists
down to cloud classifications. Learn how meteorologists classify and
name clouds then answer questions on your Cloud Identification worksheet.
Be sure to use Word Up on the left side to help you with the meaning
of the words. A simple
Scroll down to the cloud chart on
to complete your own Cloud Chart.Below the
chart, read about the various typesof clouds to help you complete the
next table on your worksheet.
3. As a Cloud Watcher in training, you need to see examples of these new clouds
so you can learn to identify them in the Cloud Challenge. Be sure to click on each
of the cloud types on the
website. Notice the different ways clouds with the same name can look. Refer to your cloud chart to review the
meaning of the words.
Game time! Scroll down to the
Types of Clouds
and click on Cloud Concentration. On your worksheet record two
or more clouds from this game that were listed as Special Clouds on
your Cloud Chart.
Design a web showing clouds types.
In your first cloud shape use "Types of Clouds" for main idea
and include your name under the title. Go to Edit to set the default
for the consistent look of cloud shape and font.
Use rapid fire to add the five categories from your chart: High Clouds,
Middle Clouds, Low Clouds, Vertical Growth Clouds, and Special Clouds.
List all the clouds for each category.
Go to arrange and use the "top down tree" format and also
click on center. If necessary change the page orientation to landscape.
1. You are in training to take the Cloud Identification Challenge. Visit these sites to
practice identifying different types of clouds.
Now you are ready to to try some "Name that Cloud" quizzes.
The best way to learn is to practice so play each Identification Quiz
Game several times.
Exploration and Quiz
a presentation on a specific cloud.
Use any of these websites to gather information on your assigned cloud
and to find one or two cloud photographs that you will want to use in
In your notes be sure to include the site name so you can use the URL
on your document.pull
Open a Word document and save as your name then clouds: susanclouds.
Use text boxes for each part of the page: title(cloud name), cloud photo,
In your paragraph include a description of the cloud, how the cloud
forms, the type of weather it indicates, and any other interesting facts
you find in your research.
5. Extra Credit
words for a "Be a Cloud Watcher" song.
up a skit, rap, or cheer to help children learn the cloud names.
a cloud strip with flaps for four different clouds
a persuasive paragraph to encouage Hudson students to join a Cloud Watchers