Clouding Your Judgement!
Objective: To be able to describe the main types of cloud and be able to estimate the extent of cloud cover.
Task 1- Diagram From Memory
Start the student made YouTube video - bottom right. Stop at 0.18 seconds on the Interactive Whiteboard. You have one minute to study the diagram carefully before it disappears. Now draw your 'Diagram from Memory' into your book.
Another 30 second peek may be permitted if you are struggling.
Task 2 - Message in a Cloud
You are going to be producing a fact sheet that details each of the main types of clouds and the associated weather conditions.
Using the information in the diagram, this weblink and video, fill in the work sheet to the right. You will need the could information sheet below to help you.
Task 3 - Measuring Cloud Cover
Meteorologists use a special scale to measure the amount of cloud cover at any one time in any one place.
Using the information on the right hand side (click to enlarge), complete the worksheet and the task below.