Synopses & Reviews
Meteorologists today know more than ever before. They use weather maps,satelllites, ballons and planes to measure temperature, air presure,wind direction, and speed. But changes outside are not always predictable because our weather depends on the air hundreds of miles away. Sometimes meteorologists telll us to take our umbrellas when we don't need them. Other times they say we don't need a jacket when we do. Will it rain? Will it snow? Not even the experts know for sure.
Will it be warm or cold?
Should we wear shorts or pants?
Shoes or boots?
Read and find out why the weather is so difficult to predict.
How come weather conditions are always changing? An introduction to meteorology.
Will it be warm or cold? Should we wear shorts or pants? Shoes or boots? Read and find out why the weather is so difficult to predict.
Meteorologists today know more about weather than ever before. They use weather maps, satellites, balloons, and planes to measure temperature, air pressure, wind direction and speed. But changes outside are not always predictable. Clear, bright prose explains what the scientists know--and what they sometimes can't know--about our changing weather.
About the Author
Lynda DeWitt is an editor in the Educational Media Division of the National Geographic Society, and has published wildlife articles in various publications. She lives in Washington, D. C.
Carolyn Croll is the author/illustrator of several books for children and has illustrated numerous other titles, including another Lets-Read-and-Find-Out Science Book, Switch On, Switch Off by Mel Berger. She lives in Philadelphia.Carolyn Croll is the distinguished illustrator of many books for children, including the I Can Read Books The Big balloon race by Eleanor Coerr and Clara and the Bookwagon by Nancy Smiler Levinson. She lives in Philadelphia, PA.