Resources

Additional resources include:

Teacher's Guide - Clouds: The GLOBE Teacher's Guide is an online collection of background information, science protocols (data collection procedures), and learning activities. The left navigation link will lead you directly to the cloud protocol and related GLOBE content. 

NSTA Article: Making Science Come Alive with Clouds: This publication, geared for teachers, showcases ways to do cloud observations with students using the GLOBE Observer app in the classroom. The article also includes tips and tricks to facilitate student environmental observations using technology.

Online Cloud Chart: Interactive resource that houses a gallery of photographs and each cloud type has many examples for students to explore.

Sky Cloud Window: The Sky Cloud Window is away to help observers identify the clouds and the color of the sky. Cut out the middle portion to create a window to look at the sky. Use the images to best identify the clouds present or the sky color.

Activities: We have gathered cloud resources from across GLOBE, GLOBE Observer, Elementary GLOBE, and NASA Langley Research Center. Which one will work for your audience?