Introduction to Meteorology: Make Your Own Cloud!
Dr. Amy Renn
Have you ever wondered about clouds? How they are made and why the look so different. This is a class for you!
US Grade 4 - 7
In this course, Students will make their own cloud in a jar while they learn about how clouds are formed and how to determine the various cloud types. Students will come to understand the difference between cumulus, stratus, and cirrus clouds. Students will further investigate the role of altitude on clouds to understand the variations of clouds that include altostratus, altocumulus , cirrostratus, and cirrocumulus, clouds. Finally, the role of rain and moisture will be discussed in relation...
Students will improve their understanding of clouds and cloud formations and have fun making their own cloud.
Assessments OfferedInformal Assessment
Make Your Own Cloud: The Experiment will need PARENT SUPPORT - the experiment is done in the last 10 minutes of the class, in other words at the :45 min mark. PLEASE NOTE: Per Outschool Policy, Parents must remain off camera during their assistance. a glass jar with metal lid (mason type works best with metal disk or an empty spaghetti sauce jars with metal lid) 1 cup of hot water from the tap (not boiling) 3-4 ice cubes PARENT JOB: 1 match or long style lighter (the adult will light the match and hold it in the jar briefly then drop into the water)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Meet the teacher
Welcome! I love to help students learn new skills and explore topics of interest! I have been teaching for over 24 years and can’t wait to share my love of learning with you and your family. I am a Nationally Board-Certified Teacher and have my...
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Completed by 13 learners
Live video meetings
2-12 learners per class