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Clouds are made of tiny drops of water or ice.
Do you remember the Water  Cycle ?
Precipitation When drops get big and heavy,  they fall from the clouds as precipitation.  Precipitation is rain, snow, or ...
Four Types of Clouds <ul><li>Cirrus </li></ul><ul><li>Stratus </li></ul><ul><li>Cumulus </li></ul><ul><li>Cumulonimbus </l...
Stratus <ul><li>Low in the sky </li></ul><ul><li>Gray </li></ul><ul><li>Looks like a blanket </li></ul><ul><li>Looks like ...
Stratus
Stratus
Cumulus <ul><li>In the middle of the sky  </li></ul><ul><li>White and puffy </li></ul><ul><li>Change shapes often </li></u...
Cumulus
Cumulus
Cirrus <ul><li>Highest in the sky </li></ul><ul><li>White </li></ul><ul><li>Feathery </li></ul><ul><li>Nicknamed mares’ ta...
Cirrus
Cirrus
Cumulonimbus <ul><li>Can cover all layers of the sky  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(low, middle and high)  </li></ul></ul><ul><li...
Cumulonimbus
Cumulonimbus
 
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  1. 2. Clouds are made of tiny drops of water or ice.
  2. 3. Do you remember the Water Cycle ?
  3. 4. Precipitation When drops get big and heavy, they fall from the clouds as precipitation. Precipitation is rain, snow, or hail. Evaporation When water evaporates it turns into water vapor. Condensation Water vapor condenses into tiny droplets. The droplets form clouds.
  4. 5. Four Types of Clouds <ul><li>Cirrus </li></ul><ul><li>Stratus </li></ul><ul><li>Cumulus </li></ul><ul><li>Cumulonimbus </li></ul>
  5. 6. Stratus <ul><li>Low in the sky </li></ul><ul><li>Gray </li></ul><ul><li>Looks like a blanket </li></ul><ul><li>Looks like a fat stick </li></ul><ul><li>Nicknamed high fogs </li></ul>
  6. 7. Stratus
  7. 8. Stratus
  8. 9. Cumulus <ul><li>In the middle of the sky </li></ul><ul><li>White and puffy </li></ul><ul><li>Change shapes often </li></ul><ul><li>Flat bottoms </li></ul><ul><li>Looks like cauliflower </li></ul>
  9. 10. Cumulus
  10. 11. Cumulus
  11. 12. Cirrus <ul><li>Highest in the sky </li></ul><ul><li>White </li></ul><ul><li>Feathery </li></ul><ul><li>Nicknamed mares’ tails </li></ul>
  12. 13. Cirrus
  13. 14. Cirrus
  14. 15. Cumulonimbus <ul><li>Can cover all layers of the sky </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(low, middle and high) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dark </li></ul><ul><li>Tall and fluffy </li></ul><ul><li>Thunderstorms come with these clouds </li></ul>
  15. 16. Cumulonimbus
  16. 17. Cumulonimbus
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