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Browse clouds Resources

Browse clouds Resources

Photo of clouds in the atmosphere.
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This lesson helps students learn about the atmosphere by making observations and taking measurements.
Satellite Meteorology Learning Modules
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Satellite Meteorology learning modules provide scientists and educators with exciting activities and hands-on tools for investigation, inquiry, analysis and stewardship.
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Learn how scientists use a satellite called CERES to study the clouds and monitor Earth's climate changes.
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This unit will introduce you to many of the complex issues surrounding the Earth as a system and will help you to look at Earth in a new way—as a living system.
Robbie Hood in an airplane
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This month's NASA Earth Explorer explains what it's like to be face-to-face with one of nature's most powerful storms.
The Water Cycle: Watering the Land
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Explore how water droplets form and fall from the sky in part three of the water cycle series. Watch how water vapor moves through the atmosphere and returns to Earth as rain and snow.
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Water vapor - and with it energy - is carried around the globe by weather systems. This satellite image shows the distribution of water vapor over Africa and the Atlantic Ocean.
Screenshot from the water cycle animation
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This flash animation takes viewers through four aspects of the water cycle: rain, water storage, vapor, and clouds.
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A basic introduction to meteorology, including inquiry activities and instructions to build and use weather instruments for a weather station, collect data, and predict weather systems.
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The S'COOL Project involves students (ages 5 - 20+) in real science, making and reporting ground truth observations of clouds to assist in the validation of NASA's CERES satellite instruments. Includes lesson plans and other related materials.

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