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Grade 6-8

Weather and Climate: Make it Rain

by Ariella F. | Science

Learning Standards: MS.ESS3.5 MS.ESS3.5;
3 Lessons 3:45
  1. 1. Rain and clouds 1:29
  2. 2. Cloud types 0:58
  3. 3. Prototype 1:18

Grade 6-8


NGSS Standards

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Why does rain fall? What actually happens in a cloud? Identify the three major cloud types and understand the weather associated with each type. Create your own rain cloud to watch this natural phenomenon in action!

Predict the weather like a professional by learning all about the science of the atmosphere.


Watch it Rain

Course overview


Rain and clouds

Students will learn how rain and clouds from.


Cloud types

Students will learn the different cloud types.



Students will visually represent how rain forms.

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  • Atmosphere
  • Climate
  • Environmental Science
  • Rain
  • Science
  • Weather

Recommended Materials

  • Jar
  • Water
  • Foam shaving cream
  • Food coloring


Ariella is finishing up her senior year at Barnard where she will graduate with a BA in Economics. She has been tutoring for 6 years and works with students ranging in age from 6-20. While Ariella specializes in Economics, she has a strong sense of numbers and also tutors students in math. She has been tutoring with Gooroo since November 2019 and has taught Gooroo Live and Gooroo Courses in STEM topics as a result of her comprehensive liberal arts education.

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