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In this unit, students will learn about cloud characteristics and how clouds can be helpful to humans. Students will:

  • identify the four basic cloud types.

  • differentiate between cloud types and associated weather conditions.


Essential Questions

  • What is the evidence that the Earth’s system changes?

  • What predictable patterns of change can be observed on and from Earth?


Vocabulary

  • Cumulonimbus: Tall, large, and dense clouds associated with heavy rain or hail.

  • Cumulus: Puffy clouds.

  • Stratus: Layered, horizontal clouds with a flat base.

  • Cirrus: Thin, wispy, curly-shaped clouds.


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45 minutes/2 class periods


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