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Discover Nature in Weather: Things to Know and Things to Do
     

Discover Nature in Weather: Things to Know and Things to Do

by Tim Herd
 

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Concise introduction to the hows and whys of weatherLightning, hurricanes, tornadoes, snowstormsMeteorology explores the earth's weather and attempts to explain the various phenomena associated with it, from the continuous movement of water in the hydrologic cycle to dangerous funnel clouds that appear during a storm. Careful observation can reveal clues to the

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Concise introduction to the hows and whys of weatherLightning, hurricanes, tornadoes, snowstormsMeteorology explores the earth's weather and attempts to explain the various phenomena associated with it, from the continuous movement of water in the hydrologic cycle to dangerous funnel clouds that appear during a storm. Careful observation can reveal clues to the workings of weather: Why does the rain fall? What causes the wind to blow? How does a cloud form? Discover Nature in the Weather answers these questions, providing a practical and entertaining guide to understanding the behavior of the sky. It also offers hands-on experiments using common household items.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811727167
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Series:
Discover Nature Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Tim Herd is a meteorologist, naturalist, and environmental educator of nearly 20 years. He is currently the executive director of the Roving Nature Center in Bath, Pennsylvania.

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