We will begin the unit by studying the key ingredients of the weather: air, water and heat. As we continue we will extend our learning to include weather phenomena, weather forecasting, weather tools, and climate.
Web resources for Types of Clouds:
This website has a number of good review games and information about the types of clouds. There is other information there that you're not being tested on, so focus on the links/games that involve Types of Clouds.
A site with a game that has you match pictures of clouds to their type.
Dave Parker's Cloud Identification website with lots of types of clouds identified.
Our resource book for this unit is the Prentice Hall text Weather and Climate.
Our Weather and Water Unit is a FOSS science unit. Click here to visit the FOSSweb site for this unit.
Here are some other websites we'll use in class.
National Hurricane Center- which includes current hurricane forecasts and images for both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Current Weather Conditions for our area
Weather Maps and other resources