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Discover Science: Weather

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One of the most easily observed yet difficult topics to explain to children is weather. Discover Science: Weather by Caroline Harris introduces young readers to the atmospheric world around them, from sun and wind to climate and temperature. Readers can look at snowflakes in amazing detail, discover the water cycle, learn how rain forms in clouds, explore renewable energy, and take a first look at the devastating effects of pollution and extreme weather. With key vocabulary defined in the glossary, and hands-on ...

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Overview

One of the most easily observed yet difficult topics to explain to children is weather. Discover Science: Weather by Caroline Harris introduces young readers to the atmospheric world around them, from sun and wind to climate and temperature. Readers can look at snowflakes in amazing detail, discover the water cycle, learn how rain forms in clouds, explore renewable energy, and take a first look at the devastating effects of pollution and extreme weather. With key vocabulary defined in the glossary, and hands-on projects at the end, this is the perfect introduction to this core science topic.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780753468340
  • Publisher: Kingfisher
  • Publication date: 8/21/2012
  • Series: Discover Science Series
  • Pages: 56
  • Sales rank: 959,679
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.10 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Caroline Harris is a journalist and has worked on a number of children's books including Kingfisher Knowledge: Whales and Dolphins

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Table of Contents

What is weather? 6

Our star 8

Blanket of air 10

Changing seasons 12

World climates 14

Blowing around 16

Wild winds 18

Blue planet 20

Mist and clouds 22

Out in the rain 24

Stormy days 26

Wet and dry 28

Big freeze 30

Flakes of snow 32

Light shows 34

Extreme weather 36

Rain or shine? 38

Future weather 40

Project: Riding the wind 42

Project: Sun catcher 44

Project: Creating colors 46

Project: Swirling winds 47

Glossary 48

Parent and teacher notes 50

Did you know? 52

Weather quiz 54

Find out more 55

Index 56

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