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S'COOL Cloud Types Tutorial DLESE Reviewed Collection
This tutorial provides detailed information about how clouds receive their names and the importance of root words. It was designed to help students make accurate observations for the Students' Cloud Observations On-Line (S'COOL) project. Students will also learn to associate different clouds into height groupings. Information is provided about the cloud types and on how to distinguish similar clouds based on their level (i.e. cumulus, altocumulus and cirrocumulus).
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Computer activity
    • Field activity
    • Lesson plan
    • Presentation / Demo
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - artistic
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Photograph
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Audio:
    • Sound
  • Services:
    • Ask an expert
  • Physical object
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • History and philosophy of science
  • Hydrology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
Internet Explorer (IE) browser
Flash player
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-ESERevProd565
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Lin H.