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


  • 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.

Check out the UCAR Center for Science Education's Cloud Teaching Box.