Use the resources listed below to help you complete this activity.
To learn more about this topic, visit the following
How Clouds Form
"Clouds" - NASA
Brief online article reviews the conditions surrounding cloud
formation and also explains how precipation is "released"
Clouds and Fog" - USA Today
Site reviews how and where clouds typically form. Includes some
graphics and additional links to help students understand clouds.
Types of Clouds
Types" - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Site explains the basis for cloud classification. Click on links
to view cloud images and learn more about specific types of clouds.
Types" - Windows to the Universe - University Corporation
for Atmospheric Research
Click on the cloud groupo or cloud type of interest to view an
image and relevant text.
The Mature and Dissipating Stages of a Thunderstorm
and Lightning...the underrated killers!" - National Weather
Service - NOAA
Site reviews the hazards associated with thunderstorms, including
winds, rain, hail, and lightning. Also reviews the development
of thunderstorms, where thunderstorms are likely to occur, and
how to remain safe during a thunderstorm.
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