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Clouds Are Cool

Clouds are water vapor in the air suspended;
above the earth’s surface, clouds are oh so splendid!
As you lay on your back, look at the clouds and it’s a fact;
you’ll see some shapes in the air.
Shapes of ducks that go quack, antlers on a large yak,
and the paw of a grizzly bear.

Clouds are cool, clouds are cool,
water vapor suspended;
clouds are cool, clouds are cool,
clouds are oh so splendid!
Sometimes they’re fluffy and white, sometimes they’re dark as the night.
Then lightning lights up the sky, with storm clouds passing by.
Clouds are cool, clouds are cool,
clouds are oh so splendid!

Take water vapor, and mix it with cool air up high;
with some saturation, rain drops fall down from the sky.
It’s such fun to see the clouds like floating lions and giraffes,
dancing with big dragon flies.
The clouds make fluffy shapes like rhinos and apes…
We love clouds and here’s the reason why!

Clouds are cool, clouds are cool,
water vapor suspended;
clouds are cool, clouds are cool,
clouds are oh so splendid!
Sometimes they’re fluffy and white, sometimes they’re dark as the night.
Then lightning lights up the sky, with storm clouds passing by.
Clouds are cool, clouds are cool,
clouds are oh so splendid!

(Spoken)
Clouds come in so many different shapes and sizes. I love to give them funny names. Will you repeat after me?

Fluffy clouds and puffy clouds
Wispy clouds and twisty clouds
Curly clouds and swirly clouds
Plain clouds and rain clouds

(Spoken)
Great job! Clouds also have official scientific names. Let’s learn those too!

Cirrus clouds and cumulus clouds
Stratus clouds and nimbus clouds
Altostratus, cirrocumulus,
Cumulonimbus, YAY FOR CLOUDS!

Clouds are cool, clouds are cool,
water vapor suspended;
clouds are cool, clouds are cool,
clouds are oh so splendid!
Sometimes they’re fluffy and white, sometimes they’re dark as the night.
Then lightning lights up the sky, with storm clouds passing by.
Clouds are cool, clouds are cool,
clouds are oh so splendid!

 

 

 

 

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