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S'COOL: Cloud Identification Chart and The Cloud Cookery DLESE Reviewed Collection
This resource provides detailed information about cloud identification, observing, and reporting. It also provides an activity on how to make a cloud in a bottle. French and Spanish versions of the chart are also available. This resource was developed for the Student Cloud Observations On Line (S'COOL) project. S'COOL is a component of NASA's Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) project. S'COOL project participants make ground truth measurements for the CERES experiment. Ground truth measurements are land-based observations to compare with satellite data for the purpose of improving the satellite results.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Field activity
    • Project
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - artistic
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Physical object
  • Atmospheric science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd491
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Lin H.