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2009 National Science Teachers Association, New Orleans

Clear Skies Ahead: Clearing Up Confusion on Clouds —Science Content— (Earth)

(Elementary–Middle Level) Room 356, Convention Center
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Tina J. Cartwright (tina.cartwright@marshall.edu), Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.
Deb Hemler (dhemler@fairmontstate.edu), Fairmont State University, Fairmont, W.Va.
Todd Ensign (todd.i.ensign@ivv.nasa.gov), NASA IV&V Facility, Fairmont, W.Va.


Does teaching about clouds make you feel ominous and overcast? By incorporating classifica-
tions and simple dichotomous keys, your confusion over clouds will evaporate away!

PowerPoint Presentation on Clouds (.pdf)

Cartwright Cloud Key (.pdf)

NASA's S'COOL Program

NASA's GLOBE Program

CloudSAT