Science -- Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain. Air and Weather unit
Learning about Clouds and Evaporation! Hold cotton ball with tongs over steaming hot water. Cottonball will fill with the steam/water. Then squeeze the cotton ball to show how rain comes out of the clouds.
Weather experiment - take a clear plastic cup and add plain water. Put a small amount of shaving creme on top. Then a few drops of red and yellow food coloring. The food coloring slowly finds it's way down into the water to make ORANGE rain! What fun!
Clouds in Jar- preschool. water with shaving cream on top (clouds) then pour colored water in a droper on top the clouds and watch as it goes thru the cloud and into the water.Good site on preschool stuff
WEATHER Anchor Chart explaining types of clouds, site also has a fun cloud craft to show which clouds are high in the sky and which are low! There are lots of hands on activities to really drive this home and have fun!
After learning about the spring, and weather that is characteristic of springtime, such as rain, students could do this fun activity about rain. This would help students' understanding about rain coming from clouds.
Make a rain cloud in a jar to learn how clouds and rain form. This is a great activity for a weather unit for kids from preschool through elementary school. Gotta try this with my kids soon! Gift of Curiosity