Les tempêtes (Changing Weather: Storms)

Les tempêtes (Changing Weather: Storms)

by Kelley MacAulay, Bobbie Kalman




Changing Weather: Storms is an exciting book that introduces kids to the kinds of storms that take place each year. Large, full-color images of storms such as hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, and blizzards accompany clear explanations of how different storms develop and the kinds of effects these storms have on the lives of people and animals. Kids will also learn about storm safety and ways they can help their families be prepared. Changing Weather: Storms provides detailed information on
• Three important elements of most storms: clouds, precipitation, and wind
• The water cycle and its part in the development of storms
• The role of updrafts and downdrafts in the creation of thunderstorms and many other storms
• The ways in which meteorologists study storms and how their knowledge can help save lives

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9782895791669
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/31/2007
Series: Petit Monde Vivant (Small Living World)
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Quel temps fait-il?     4
Le cycle de l'eau     6
Qu'est-ce qu'une tempete?     8
La couverture nuageuse     10
Les precipitations     12
Les vents violents     14
De l'electricite dans l'air     16
La grele     18
Les tornades     20
Les blizzards glaces     22
Les tempetes de verglas     24
Les ouragans     26
L'etude des tempetes     28
Attention, danger!     30
Glossaire et index     32

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