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Using common craft materials, participants construct a sky scence with trees and buildings as reference points on the ground and cloud types ordered by altitude in the sky.

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Hints for uses in your library Engage library visitors in making their own exhibit through creating a model of the different types of clouds and the atmospheric levels at which the clouds exist. This activity could be adapted to be completed as a large scale daily mural to which patrons can contribute or could be completed as an individual activity as part of a STEAM activity.
Related Links GLOBE Observer
GLOBE Observer app
The Cloud Lab
Cloud Viewer
Originating Source University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
Related Books
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Clouds by Alice K. Flanagan
Clouds by Roy Wandelmaier (Also available in Braille and Spanish )
What Do You See in a Cloud? by Allan Fowler
The cloud book : words and pictures by Tomie DePaola
Little Cloud by Eric Carle
Explore My World Clouds by Marfe Ferguson Delano
It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles Shaw
The Kids' Book of Clouds & Sky by Frank J. Staub
The cloudspotter's guide : the science, history, and culture of clouds by Gavin Pretor-Pinney (Also available in Italian , French and other languages )
The Man Who Named the Clouds by Joan Holub and Julie Hanna
Fluffy, Flat, and Wet by Dana Meachen Rau (Also available in Spanish )

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Cloudscape

Cloudscape

Using common craft materials, participants construct a sky scence with trees and buildings as reference points on the ground and cloud types ordered by altitude in the sky.