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Concept 4: How do clouds form? What are the different types of clouds?

Concept 4: How do clouds form? What are the different types of clouds?

Author: Janelle Wilson
Description:

15b4. - explain how clouds form, and identify the three basic types of clouds

A look at clouds and how they form

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Tutorial

Cloud Experiments

Here are the experiments we would have done in class today. Watch the video, and see if you can replicate these experiments at home!

Source: Janelle Wilson using Camtasia Studio

Concept 4 Lesson

Here's all you need to know about clouds: how they form, the different types, and precipitation types.

Source: Janelle Wilson using Camtasia Studio

NASA video about clouds and how they form

Source: NASA eClips on YouTube

Cloud Chart

Find the original here.

Source: NOAA and NASA (see link above)

More Clouds Lessons from NOAA

If you'd really like to become a cloud expert, check out this online lesson from NOAA

Source: NOAA