In this lesson explore how stratus clouds form and what makes them different from other types of clouds. Cirrus cirrus clouds are high level clouds that are thin and wispy.
This powerpoint introduces children about the four main types of cloud.
Stratus 4 types of clouds for kids. Stratus clouds form under specific conditions and they have a unique appearance. Cumulus clouds are the puffy clouds that are usually scattered throughout the sky. From his essay of the modifications of clouds 1803 luke howard divided clouds into three categories.
Stratus clouds look like flat sheets of clouds. These clouds can mean an overcast day or steady rain. Stratus the lowest of the cloud family.
Types and names of clouds freeschool duration. Types of clouds for kids cirrus clouds. Cirrus cumulus and stratus.
Types of clouds cirrus cumulus stratus nimbus upsc ias geography duration. When rain falls from them they are called nimbostratus clouds. The four core types of clouds while clouds appear in infinite shapes and sizes they fall into some basic forms.
Stratus clouds look like a huge thick blanket covering the sky. Nimbus which simply means rain bearing is added to the other cloud names. All about clouds for kids.
They may stay in one place for several days. Go to observing the weather. The word nimbus is added to the other cloud types.
These clouds can mean an overcast day or steady rain. Designed by teachers to make information about clouds more accessible to children this powerpoint shows kids how to recognise different cloud types. Nimbus are clouds that bring us rain and snow.
These clouds bring gray days. They appear during good weather. When we see a cumulonimbus cloud for example we know there will be a thunderstorm and heavy rain.
Cirrus cumulus stratus and nimbus. Cirrus clouds are the thin wispy clouds seen high in the sky. Cirrocumulus these are high clouds that look like tiny cotton balls bunched together.
Stratus meaning stretched out clouds are made up of low layers of clouds that usually cover the whole sky and blot out the sun. Cirrostratus high flat clouds that might cover the sky making it appear.