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Clouds and Precipitation


Clouds and Precipitation

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The purpose of this module is to introduce a number of cloud classifications, different types of precipitation, and the mechanisms responsible for producing them. The Clouds and Precipitation module has been organized into the following sections:
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: May 19, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 21, 2006
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Submitter: John Walkup


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  • User Rating: 4 user rating
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for anne donato
11 years ago

anne donato (Student)

I am a student assigned to contribute a member comment. I have spent about
twenty minutes browsing Clouds and Precipitation. I found the information to be
educationally significant, as it follows NYS standards. It was a fun way to
introduce clouds that could be used with upper elementary and older students.
It gave a definition of clouds, told about the development, types and
precipitation. It was information that could be given on paper, however, the
site provides useful links.

Technical Remarks:

The site used was very easy to follow. When I clicked the link I went directly
to the information it said it would. The site also had an easy to follow
directory on the left hand side and could be used for additional lessons on
Used in course