Synopsis: From the everyday phenomena of wind and clouds to the awesome, destructive power of lightning, tornados, and hurricanes, children can explore weather in detail with this fascinating science activity book. Throughout the text instructions for building weather-measuring toolsóbarometers, psychrometers, anemometers, wind vanes, rain gauges, and thermometersóallow the reader to assemble them into a working weather station. More than 40 weather projects are included, such as building a model of the water cycle, creating a tornado in a bottle, calculating dew point, and reading a weather map. Most of the experiments also include ideas for expanding them into full-fledged science fair projects. Weather-related environmental issues are also addressed, such as global climate change, ozone depletion, and acid rain, as well as profiles of scientists working in the field of meteorology.
About the Author: Mary Kay Carson has written more than 15 nonfiction books for children, including Exploring the Solar System, The Underground Railroad for Kids, and The Wright Brothers for Kids.
Title: Weather Projects for Young Scientists: ...
Publisher: Paw Prints 2007-06-28
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Library Binding
Book Condition: Used: Good
Book Description Paw Prints 2007-06-28, 2007. Library Binding. Book Condition: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2534592360
Book Description Paw Prints 2007-06-28, 2007. Library Binding. Book Condition: Very Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Book shows a small amount of wear - very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # G1435208854I4N10