Overview of Clouds

In this section, you will get to know the four different types of clouds visible in the sky. Discover why there are so many variations of clouds when there are only 4 true cloud types. You will identify which clouds will produce rain and what the various storm clouds are called. You will also discover how clouds form and rain happens in areas far far away from the ocean. Discover how clouds form and learn how to tell when storm clouds are dissipating. We started studying air temperatures in the last section. The check point activity for this section will help you understand that temperature is a necessary component in cloud formation as you make your own cloud in a bottle.