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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-waterover and over again?
- what its like inside a cloud?
These are just a few of the many amazing facts youll find and exciting discoveries youll make when you read Looking at Weather. With David Suzuki as your guide, youll find out what makes weather, where clouds, rain, snow, and lightning come from, and how weather affects our everyday lives. Wouldnt 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 childrens 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.
Flash and Crash.