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Cloud Experiment

Cloud Experiment

Introduction

Use this sheet to write down your hypothesis about clouds and your ideas for how you can test your hypothesis.


Question
What do you want to find out?

 

Hypothesis
What do you think will happen?

 

Procedure
How will you test your hypothesis? Write the steps for the experiment and address safety rules.

 

 

Data
Follow the steps in your procedure to perform your experiment. Record data and observations!

 


Assessment
Answer these questions.

What are clouds made of?

 

Why does the water in your experiment need to be warm?

 

Try the experiment again, using cold water instead of warm water. What results do you get?

 

Why didn’t a cloud form in the bottle before the match was used?

 

Why do you have to squeeze and then release the bottle in order for the cloud to form?

 

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