S: Clouds And The Atmosphere Brodie, Tozzi, And Dundas
FC: Clouds and the Atmosphere | By Alessia Tozzi, Carolyn Brodie, and Olivia Dundas
1: These are examples of cirrus clouds. Cirrus clouds are thin, icy clouds high in the atmosphere that look like a curl of hair or a feather.
2: This is an example of a cumulus cloud. They are clouds that look like large heaps or cotton balls. They are lower in the atmosphere than cirrus clouds.
3: This is an example of a cumulonimbus cloud. They are dark gray cumulus clouds that produce rain or precipitation or severe weather. The suffix -nimbus means rain.
4: This is a stratus cloud. They are clouds that are usually low in the atmosphere with many layers.
6: This is a nimbostratus cloud. They have all of the qualities of stratus clouds, except that nimbostratus clouds are usually a gray color and they produce precipitation.
7: On the front cover is another example of a cirrus cloud on the top and a cumulus cloud on the bottom, and on the back cover is an example is an example of a cumulus cloud.