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Making Clouds: Aerosol-Cloud Interactions in a Beaker

This example discusses the process of cloud formation and the \r\nability of cloud droplets to scatter light. A demonstration \r\nthat creates a cloud in a beaker is described.

Grade Level: Middle School (6-8)
Curriculum Topic Benchmarks: S1.2.1, S1.2.3, S1.3.4, S1.4.1, S1.4.2, S11.3.3, S11.3.4
Subject Keywords: Air, climate change, Clouds, energy, light scattering, Weather, radiation, atmosphere

Author(s): Richard Moore
PUMAS ID: 01_31_10_1
Date Received: 2010-01-31
Date Revised: 2011-04-26
Date Accepted: 2011-04-25

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