Types of Clouds: Lesson for Kids


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When these clouds grow tall, they turn into cumulonimbus clouds, and it could mean that a thunderstorm is coming

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1. What do you call a scientist who studies the weather?

2. What are light, wispy clouds that can be found high in the sky?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Clouds come in various shapes and sizes, and we group clouds together based on these characteristics. With this quiz, you can test your knowledge of cloud types.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions test your ability to:

  • Name the type of cloud based on a description
  • Know where different cloud types are found in the sky
  • Identify which kind of scientist studies the weather

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows you to practice these skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - see if you can tell the difference between one type of cloud and another
  • Information recall - remember what scientists who study weather are called
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to answer questions about the way different clouds look in the sky

Additional Learning

For more information about clouds, check out the lesson associated with this quiz called Types of Clouds: Lesson for Kids. The lesson with delve into the following clouds:

  • Cumulus
  • Stratus
  • Alto
  • Cirrus