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Cloudy Day: Hands-on and Online Classroom Adventures Bridging Basic Weather Science to Literacy, Arts, and ELL

Welcome to the online resources for out NSTA workshop entitled Cloudy Day! This web portal is intended to provide links and additional information to those who attended our workshop at a recent NSTA conference.

Workshop Resources

Presentation (slideshow)

Members download Powerpoint presentation

Activities:

Cloud in a Bottle

Cloud Viewer (760K PDF)

Clouds in Art

Our Poetic Planet

Additional Resources

The Clouds section of Windows to the Universe

Cloud Types

Cloud Types Photograph Presentation (2.4MB PowerPoint file)

Clouds in Art Resources

Clouds in Art Interactive

Clouds in Art Presentation (9MB PowerPoint file)

Our Poetic Planet: Poems that Describe the Earth

Write a Poem: Weather Poetry and Pictures - View cloud paintings and submit a poem to our site!

CMMAP - Studying Clouds and Climate

National Center for Atmospheric Research

Presenter Information

Becca Hatheway (contact)
Lisa Gardiner
Susan Foster

Last modified April 15, 2009 by Becca Hatheway.

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Windows to the Universe, a project of the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is sponsored in part by the National Science Foundation and NASA, our Founding Partners (the American Geophysical Union and American Geosciences Institute) as well as through Institutional, Contributing, and Affiliate Partners, individual memberships and generous donors. Thank you for your support! NASA AGU AGI NSF