Cloud Identification

Students will recognize and name the various types of clouds and understand their relationship in earth’s atmosphere and how they affect weather.

Materials & Resources

Unit Organizer: The Atmosphere

Power Point class notes: Clouds and Precipitation (Clouds I, 2, 3)

Chart/Textbook showing types of clouds

Set of 20 laminated cloud pictures- one set per group of 2 or 3 students

Area large enough to spread pictures out into groups

Colored pencils, pencils