The Efficacy & Consequences of Cloud Seeding


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Which of the following has been used to seed clouds?

I. Silver iodide

II. Dry ice

III. Salt

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What is cloud seeding?

I. The addition of substances to the cloud to make rain

II. The addition of substances to the cloud to make silver

III. The taking away of substances from clouds to make rain

2. Which of the following is used to seed warm clouds?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Utilize these tools to find out what you know about the impact of cloud seeding. Topics on the quiz include what is used for seeding and how to seed warm clouds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The worksheet and quiz will guide you to:

  • Define cloud seeding
  • Identify how cold clouds are seeded
  • Interpret warm clouds

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will help you to practice the following:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the cloud seeding concept and how it is connected to different temperatures
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as cold clouds and warm clouds
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how clouds are seeded

Additional Learning

Learn more about clouds with the lesson entitled The Efficacy & Consequences of Cloud Seeding, which will cover the following objectives:

  • Understand how rain occurs
  • Identify the role of water vapor with regard to cloud seeding
  • Recognize the positives and negatives of seeding clouds