Use the Cloud Viewer to explore the clouds and sky outside. What type of clouds do you see? What color is the sky?

Time

  • Varies. Cloud Viewers are particularly useful on hikes, during field trips, and car or bus rides.

Student Learning Objectives

  • Students learn to classify clouds based on appearance.
  • Students can also match colors found in the sky to those on the opposite side of the Cloud Viewer.

Explore more!

The Cloud Viewer is available in English and Spanish.

Also, check out the UCAR Center for Science Education's Cloud Teaching Box.

Post your clouds pictures to Instagram with #sciedclouds.

Download the Field Guide to Clouds mobile app!