What do clouds taste like?


Clouds float about in the sky. They look fluffy and white, or sometimes grey and gloomy. They get blown along by the wind. In my 5-year-old’s imagination, they are made of candy floss or cotton wool. What would they taste like, she wondered?

The key to answering this question, is to work out what clouds are actually made of…

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Why is it cold in Winter?

The approach of the Winter solstice provides a good opportunity to answer this question about the weather.


The British climate is ‘temperate’ which means that, whilst some times of the year that are warmer or cooler than others, it never gets really, really hot or really, really cold. Each year is divided into four seasons and each season has a typical kind of weather.

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