Location of Radar Stations and Why Clouds Form Different Shapes
Grades: 3 - 8

Video Description: Meteorologist Chris Higgins answers student questions about the location of radar stations and cloud formations.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Weather-26**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Before viewing the video ask students the following question: What are the locations of radar stations and why do clouds form into different shapes? After viewing the video allow students to discuss their initial thoughts and what they learned while watching the video.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.