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Ultimate Cloud-Forming Apparatus

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP5302 

Price: $34.12

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With the Ultimate Cloud-Forming Demonstration Apparatus for Earth science and meteorology, create atmospheric conditions that produce, rain, fog and clouds.

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Create atmospheric conditions that produce rain, fog and clouds. By introducing smoke from a burning match and a little water vapor to the cloud-forming apparatus, you can create a dense cloud over and over again simply by squeezing and releasing the large rubber bulb. Under high pressure, air can hold a greater amount of water vapor than it can under less pressure. When the pressure is lowered suddenly, the excess vapor condenses and forms tiny droplets around each smoke particle.

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
MS-ESS2.D: Weather and Climate
HS-ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes

Crosscutting Concepts

Cause and effect

Performance Expectations

MS-ESS2-5. Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.