Posted tagged ‘clouds’

Scale #5: Cloud in a Bottle

November 4, 2011

Tiny things too small for us to see can cause huge things that we have to view from far away! What are we talking about? Clouds, of course! A single dust particle can start the process that forms gigantic, puffy clouds in the sky. In this clip, we show the process on our own scale. You can’t see the smoke particles, but you can definitely see the cloud!

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Weather #5: Rainbow Colors

June 17, 2011

We’ve got more light scattering, and we have some ways to make and talk about rainbows!

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Weather #4: Jefferson and Clouds

June 10, 2011

Fun fact: Thomas Jefferson’s contributions to American history extend beyond what we traditionally credit him with doing. Did you know that he kept detailed weather observations for half of a century? These records are the best among early data in North America.

Now, here’s a question that Jefferson may have asked when looking up at the sky: “Why are clouds white?” We’ve got a demonstration that you can use at home or in the classroom to show what’s happening up above — in a word, the answer is “scattering.”

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Condense It! [Science It Up!]

January 14, 2011

The next episode of Science It Up! is here for your enjoyment! Condense It! is all about clouds. How do you make a cloud? Water vapor, cooling (and particles) all can create a cloud. We show you a few ways that this can be done. The biggest way is with liquid nitrogen and boiling water, and it’s pretty sweet! Enjoy!!

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