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Looking at Weather

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Looking at Weather Do you know…
  • what makes the Northern lights light up?
  • what makes the wind blow?
  • why the earth keeps using the same rain-water—over and over again?
  • what it’s like inside a cloud?
These are just a few of the many amazing facts you’ll find and exciting discoveries you’ll make when you read Looking at Weather. With David Suzuki as your guide, you’ll find out what makes weather, where clouds, rain, snow, and lightning come from, and how weather affects our everyday lives. Wouldn’t you like to…
  • make a cloud in your kitchen?
  • forecast the weather by making your own barometer?
  • do some amazing air tricks?
  • track down microclimates in your own house?
Filled with exciting projects and activities and extremely well illustrated, Looking at Weather is a great way for kids and their parents to participate in the science adventure.

About the Author

DAVID SUZUKI, a professor of genetics at the University of British Columbia, is the host of the award-winning television series, "The Nature of Things." He is also the author of several other books. BARBARA HEHNER is a writer and editor who has worked with David Suzuki on all the Looking At books. She has edited over 50 other children’s books.

Table of Contents

WHAT MAKES WEATHER?.

It All Starts with the Sun.

Into Thin Air--And Back Again.

Air on the Move.

The Great Water Cycle.

KINDS OF WEATHER.

Clouds Up Close.

Rain Check.

Snow Wonder.

Flash and Crash.

Weather Watching.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471540472
Other:
Suzuki, David
Author:
Hehner, Barbara
Author:
Suzuki, David
Author:
Suzuki, David T.
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Weather
Subject:
Nature - Weather
Subject:
Nonfiction
Subject:
Childrens Science
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st U.S. ed.
Edition Description:
Us
Series Volume:
no. 16]
Publication Date:
19910823
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.23x8.04x.29 in. .41 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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