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Title: MY NASA DATA Contributed Lesson 13: Does Humidity Affect Cloud Formation?
Url: https://mynasadata.larc.nasa.gov/lesson-plans/?page_id=474?&passid=20
Creator: Bradley, Judy
Publisher: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: In this lesson, students download cloud coverage and surface data from the NASA CERES S-COOL website student observation database, then use the Excel spreadsheet program to develop plots of the data. Students explore the relationship between cloud coverage and humidity for low-, mid-, and high-level clouds. The lesson provides detailed procedure, related links and sample graphs, follow-up questions and extensions, and Teacher Notes.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Hydrologic cycle
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Aqueous vapor -- Clouds
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Aqueous vapor -- Humidity. Hygrometry
GEM Subject: Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Educational Technology -- Technology
Educational Technology -- Instructional issues
Educational Technology -- Integrating technology into the classroom
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Atmosphere
Meteorology -- Clouds
Meteorology -- Humidity
Geography -- Hydrologic cycle
Date Issued: 2010-08-18
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 2
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