Meteorology: The Study of Weather
Meteorology: The Study of Weather
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Annotation: Examines how meteorologists study patterns in Earth's atmosphere to predict temperature changes, dangerous storms, and global climate change.
Catalog Number: #59806
Format: Perma-Bound Edition
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Publisher: Children's Press
Copyright Date: 2012
Edition Date: 2012
Pages: 48 pages
Availability: Available (Limited Quantities Available / While Supplies Last)
ISBN: Publisher: 0-531-28272-4 Perma-Bound: 0-605-54591-X
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-0-531-28272-4 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-54591-5
Dewey: 551.5
LCCN: 2011030964
Dimensions: 22 cm.
Language: English
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Much like the other subsets, these volumes in the A True Book: Earth Science series are models of introducing a broad range of topics while still being concise d graphically pleasing to boot. Each book boasts a layout that never feels the least bit lazy and is kept fresh with sharp pictures, fun time lines, and breakout sections isolating the most dazzling of subtopics. Meteorology has lots of weapons to keep interest: Tornadoes! Blizzards! Lightning! But the most fascinating side-trip involves the long-kept secret of The Old Farmer's Almanac. A bright, appealing package perfect for writing reports or for following individual interests.
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Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Word Count: 2,760
Reading Level: 5.7
Interest Level: 2-5
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 5.7 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 149325 / grade: Middle Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:5.7 / points:3.0 / quiz:Q56609
Lexile: 880L
Guided Reading Level: M

Whether you are using them to know if you need an umbrella or to make sure your crops get enough water, weather predictions are useful for just about everyone on Earth.

A True Book: Earth Science series presents fascinating facts and fun activities that will engage the budding earth scientist, while exploring the fields of geology, meteorology, ecology, and more. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.

Readers will find out how meteorologists study patterns in Earth's atmosphere to predict temperature changes, dangerous storms, and even global climate change.

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