Peer Review for material titled "Clouds and Precipitation"
eTextbook Reviews for material titled "Clouds and Precipitation"
User Rating for material titled "Clouds and Precipitation"
Member Comments for material titled "Clouds and Precipitation"
Bookmark Collections for material titled "Clouds and Precipitation"
Course ePortfolios for material titled "Clouds and Precipitation"
Learning Exercises for material titled "Clouds and Precipitation"
Accessibility Info for material titled "Clouds and Precipitation"
Please enter a Bookmark title
Please limit Bookmark title to 65 characters
Please enter a description
Please limit Bookmark title to 4000 characters
A Bookmark with this title already existed.
Please limit a note about this material to 2048 characters
Search all MERLOT
Select to go to your profile
Select to go to your workspace
Select to go to your Dashboard Report
Select to go to your Content Builder
Select to log out
Search Terms
Enter username
Enter password
Please give at least one keyword of at least three characters for the search to work with. The more keywords you give, the better the search will work for you.
Select OK to launch help window
Cancel help


Advanced Search


Search > Material Results >

Clouds and Precipitation


Clouds and Precipitation

Logo for Clouds and Precipitation
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
Send email to
Submitter: John Walkup


  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
    Editor Review (not reviewed)
  • User review 4 average rating
  • User Rating: 4 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Bookmark Collections (1)
  • Course ePortfolios (none)
  • Accessibility Info (none)

  • Rate this material
  • Create a learning exercise
  • Add accessibility information
  • Pick a Bookmark Collection or Course ePortfolio to put this material in or scroll to the bottom to create a new Bookmark Collection
    Name the Bookmark Collection to represent the materials you will add
    Describe the Bookmark Collection so other MERLOT users will know what it contains and if it has value for their work or teaching. Other users can copy your Bookmark Collection to their own profile and modify it to save time.
    Edit the information about the material in this {0}
    Submitting Bookmarks...


Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure
Browse in Categories:


QR Code for this Page

Users who viewed this material also viewed...


Discussion for Clouds and Precipitation

Log in to participate in the discussions or Sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.

Return to Top of Page
Avatar for anne donato
12 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