New Jersey Standards
NJ.5.4.4. Earth Systems Science: Earth operates as a set of complex, dynamic, and interconnected systems, and is a part of the all-encompassing system of the universe.
5.4.4.G. Biogeochemical Cycles: The biogeochemical cycles in the Earth systems include the flow of microscopic and macroscopic resources from one reservoir in the hydrosphere, geosphere, atmosphere, or biosphere to another, are driven by Earth's internal and external sources of energy, and are impacted by human activity.
Clouds and fog are made of tiny droplets of water and, at times, tiny particles of ice.
5.4.4.G.1. Explain how clouds form.
Rain, snow, and other forms of precipitation come from clouds; not all clouds produce precipitation.
5.4.4.G.2. Observe daily cloud patterns, types of precipitation, and temperature, and categorize the clouds by the conditions that form precipitation.