Cloud Identification


Assessment Questions

  1. Name the 3 main categories of clouds and the general prefix that corresponds to each category.

  2. What are the two main ways that clouds are formed? Please describe.

  3. What do we call a cloud on the ground?

  4. What is the prefix used for rain clouds?

  5. What is the main difference between high level clouds and other clouds?

  6. What is the meteorological name for a thunderstorm?

  7. What feature is used to identify thunderstorms on satellite images?

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