Introduction to Weather and Climate Change
This dramatically illustrated book explains what causes all the wild, wonderful and sometimes weird weather we experience on Earth every day. It also investigates the controversial issue of global warming, and the idea that the way we live may be changing the weather. How could this be possible? Is it really happening? And most importantly, what might the consequences be?
Stunning photographs and lively illustrations bring the world of weather and climate alive on a breathtaking scale, from tiny ice crystals to vast polar landscapes. It's also a voyage through time, as you find out how scientists use clues from Earth's ancient past to predict climate change in the future.
Includes Internet links to recommended websites with animated explanations, games and the latest information.
This is an excellent book for introducing children to the weather of our world. Visual learners will appreciate the illustrations and photographs. This is an internet-linked book, so kids can learn even more about the topics that interest them most.
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PBS The Weather Factory Watch video clips of severe weather and learn more about Earth's climate at this website.
Scholastic Learn how to make your own weather instruments at this website.
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