What makes rain

United States, 1975

Film
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Designed for primary classes this film answers the child’s question, “What makes rain?”, dealing simply with the water cycle and the nature and causes of rainfall. Examines cloud formation, traces the origin of raindrops, hail, sleet and snow. Also shows what happens in areas where rain does not fall.

Credits

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

producer/director

William Kay

Duration

00:22:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1975

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011836

Language

English

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Hydrologic cycle

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rain and rainfall

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Weather

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Hydrologic cycle

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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