Peterson First Guide to Clouds and Weather

Author: John A. Day
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395906636
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Nature

This Peterson First guide contains easy-to-understand answers to questions about the weather, such as why the sky is blue, what makes it rain, and what causes rainbows. The book also features 116 color photographs that show how to identify clouds, with explanations of what each cloud type tells about the weather to come.

Peterson First Guide to Butterflies and Moths

Author: Paul A. Opler
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395906652
Release Date: 1998-02
Genre: Nature

Describes and illustrates 183 butterflies and moths of North America, and includes advice on butterfly-watching and butterfly conservation

Peterson First Guide to Birds of North America

Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395906660
Release Date: 1998-02
Genre: Nature

This abridgment focuses on the North American birds most likely to be seen and features an informative introduction, and illustrated descriptions

Peterson First Guide to Insects of North America

Author: Christopher Leahy
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395906644
Release Date: 1998-02
Genre: Nature

A practical field guide that features a special system designed to help indentify diverse species of insects

Peterson First Guide to Shells of North America

Author: Jackie Leatherbury Douglass
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395911826
Release Date: 1998-05
Genre: Nature

Describes and illustrates shells found in North America, including gastropods, chitons, and bivalves

Guide for Using the Magic School Bus R Inside a Hurricane in the Classroom New

Author: Greg Young
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 9781576900895
Release Date: 2004-11-01
Genre: Education

Count on Ms. Frizzle to teach anything but an ordinary lesson on meteorology. Flying through the clouds in the Magic School Bus, Ms. Frizzle's class experiences a hurricane and a tornado. During their thrilling ride through the sky, Arnold gets lost. Will the Friz be able to save the day this time?

Meteorology Today

Author: C. Donald Ahrens
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305480629
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Science

METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition combines market-leading content in weather, climate, and earth science with the interactive learning experience you expect from Cengage Learning. Grounded in the scientific method, this student-friendly and highly visual text shows you how to observe, calculate, and synthesize information as a budding scientist, systematically analyzing meteorological concepts and issues. Specific discussions center on severe weather systems, such as tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes, as well as everyday elements, such as wind, precipitation, condensation, masses and fronts, and the seasons. Events and issues dominating today's news cycles also receive thorough attention, and include analysis of Superstorm Sandy, the Oklahoma tornadoes, and recent findings from the US National Climate Assessment and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition is a dynamic learning tool packed with self-testing features such as end-of-chapter summaries, key terms, review questions, exercises and problems, live animations, web links, and more. Whether you choose a bound book or interactive eBook, METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition takes your learning to atmospheric heights! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Peterson First Guide to Seashores

ISBN: UVA:X002111582
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Seashore animals

Provides descriptions and illustrations of 317 of the most common animals and plants of the seashores, grouped according to habitat.

Peterson First Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Author: Frederick H. Pough
ISBN: 0395562759
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Mineralogy, Determinative

Written and designed for the beginner, this book describes and illustrates the most common and interesting rocks and minerals, from simple sandstone to exotic gems. Illustrated with dozens of beautiful color photographs, it tells how these rocks and minerals formed and how to identify them--and includes tips on collecting. 175 color photographs, 12 line drawings.

Guide to Weather Forecasting

Author: Storm Dunlop
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
ISBN: PSU:000067895496
Release Date: 2008-02-15
Genre: Nature

Describes weather forecasting, including how different phenomena develop, how geography produces local weather patterns, and ways to make a forecast at home.

Peterson First Guide to Urban Wildlife

ISBN: MINN:31951D01059334F
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Urban animals

Presents the novice with information about the plants and animals--from poison ivy and cockroaches to crabgrass and mountain lions--that grow and live near humans.

Encyclopedia of Earth and Physical Sciences

Author: Marshall Cavendish Corporation
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Reference Books
ISBN: 0761405518
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Earth sciences

This 'encyclopedia contains about 400 articles covering the major topics in earth and physical sciences. Aimed at the high school student, the text is clearly written and touches on topics in the news....The over 1400 high-quality illustrations make this set a pleasure to browse....A useful addition for high school and public libraries.'

Essentials of Weather

Author: Joseph M. Moran
ISBN: UCSD:31822020611877
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Meteorology.

This text integrates coverage of current and relevant environmental issues such as stratospheric ozone depletion and global climatic warming.