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SciGirls Cloud Clues Activity (Visual Opacity)

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This hands-on learning activity explores designing an experiment to categorize the opacity of different materials, extending the concept to real life and how the differing opacity of clouds can effect surface temperature.

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Related Links GLOBE Observer
GLOBE Observer app
The Cloud Lab
Cloud Viewer
Do You Know that Clouds Have Names?
Originating Source Twin Cities PBS / NASA Langley Research Center
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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SciGirls Cloud Clues Activity (Visual Opacity)

SciGirls Cloud Clues Activity (Visual Opacity)

This hands-on learning activity explores designing an experiment to categorize the opacity of different materials, extending the concept to real life and how the differing opacity of clouds can effect surface temperature.