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  Earth Science
  Life Science
  Physical Science

Hands-on Activity

Smoke on the Water

Fun Forces
In this activity, students use simple materials to produce and observe cloud formation. Students will experiment with different substances to observe their effects on cloud formation and the water cycle.
Topic: Meteorology
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of the condensation of water vapor
  • An exploration of clouds and the water cycle
Students will gain an understanding of the factors that influence cloud formation and the effect this has on the water cycle.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 3 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.



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