Weather, and How It Works

Weather, and How It Works

by Randi Mehling
     
 
Weather, and How It Works provides a look at meteorology through the ages-from our earliest prediction devices to state-of-the-art, satellite-derived forecasts. Readers will also discover the importance of water and air circulation cycles to every weather, as well as the evolving impact of the mightiest forces of nature on different parts of the world.

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Weather, and How It Works provides a look at meteorology through the ages-from our earliest prediction devices to state-of-the-art, satellite-derived forecasts. Readers will also discover the importance of water and air circulation cycles to every weather, as well as the evolving impact of the mightiest forces of nature on different parts of the world.

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Children's Literature - Naomi Butler
Grab this book if you want to know about meteorology through the ages, from our earliest prediction devices to the current state-of-the-art, satellite-derived forecasts. Readers will discover the importance of water and air circulation cycles to everyday weather, as well as the evolving impact of the mightiest forces of nature on different parts of the world. Randi Mehling, a published poet and essayist with a master's degree in public health, has authored several nonfiction science and health books for young readers, including three titles for this publisher. This book is from Chelsea House's "Scientific American" series for young readers, which is produced in conjunction with Scientific American, the oldest continuously published magazine in the United States. The books in this series use clear, concise language to provide young readers with an in-depth look at some of the most compelling topics in science. Each book features the scientific explanations and history behind a subject as well as the modern-day tie-ins familiar to most readers of any age. The book is top-quality and includes many wonderfully-reproduced pictures, a glossary, a bibliography, an index, an author's blurb, picture credits, and a section of "further explanation."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791090534
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
Scientific American Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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