Author: Greg Young
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
Release Date: 2004-11-01
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?
Fully updated with the latest advances in meteorology as well as an additional section on climate change, this comprehensive reference addresses all aspects of weather in an accessible questionandanswer format. All the basic elements of weather are discussed, as are all types of weather phenomena and the science of forecasting. In addition, the relationships between weather and oceanography, geology, and space science are expertly covered. Included are more than 1,000 questions and answers such as, Has a hurricane ever struck southern California? Could our oceans have originated in space? and What is bioclimatology? This resource is an ideal reference for students, teachers, and amateur meteorologists.
Author: Frank H. Forrester
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date: 1981
What causes the aurora? What are the trade winds? Over 1,000 questions with comprehensive answers cover all types of weather phenomena. This enlightening, entertaining, and well-illustrated text for anyone curious about nature features numerous diagrams and full-page illustrations. Topics include the atmosphere, climatology, storms, historical weather studies, and weather lore.
Author: Kathryn Escribano
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2012-11-08
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Super Minds American English is a seven-level course for young learners. This exciting seven-level course enhances your students' thinking skills, sharpening their memory and improving their concentration along with their language skills. Super Minds develops creativity with art activities and craft activities, explores social values with lively stories, and encourages cross-curricular thinking with fascinating 'English for school' sections. This Level 3 Teacher's Resource Book contains end-of-unit evaluation tests, worksheets for further vocabulary and grammar practice, along with cross-curricular extension material. The Audio CD includes all the listening material needed to accompany the tests.
Author: Patrick J. Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated
Release Date: 1999-01-01
This easily accessible reference work reveals the workings of savage tropical storms, charts their actions and cycles, assesses their economic and environmental impact, and reviews the latest research on hurricanes.
Author: Mark Stange
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
Release Date: 2015-01-05
World Geography is designed to help students better understand the importance of geography and the world in which they live. This 128-page resource integrates current technology and digital learning opportunities and activities. Using the five themes of geography, teachers can give students the opportunity to think globally and help prepare them for life in a diverse society. Features reading and writing activities aligned to ELA Common Core, plus includes questions that are aligned to higher-order thinking skills. This book also includes Geoquests, Global Summit Activity, Glossary of Geography Terms, Websites, Resources, and Suggested Activities. Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.
Author: William R. Cotton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 1995-04-28
Human Impacts on Weather and Climate is a nonmathematical presentation of the basic physical concepts of how human activity may affect weather and climate. This book assesses the current hypotheses and examines whether the impacts are measurable. It critically evaluates the scientific status of weather modification by cloud seeding, human impacts on regional weather and climate, and human impacts on global climate, including the greenhouse gas hypothesis. Human Impacts on Weather and Climate will be valuable for upper-division undergraduate courses or graduate courses in meteorology, geophysics, earth and atmospheric science, as well as for policy makers and readers with an interest in how humans are affecting the atmosphere.
Author: Jon Nese
Publisher: Temple University Press
Release Date: 2005-02
For anyone wondering about the weather and climate from the Poconos and Philadelphia to Southern New Jersey and the Jersey Shore to Delaware, here are such facts as the hottest summer, snowiest winter, strongest tornado, and signs of global warming.
Parzybok highlights the West's most notorious historical weather events in easily understood prose, with photographs, figures, and satellite images to explain the workings of the West's most unique, and regularly occurring, weather phenomena. With a multitude of statistics and scientific information, he explains what is causing the Salt Lake basin's "lake stink," how wide-open spaces influence Texas's fearsome windstorms called "Blue Northers," and why Albuquerque's "box effect" draws balloonists from around the world. Both meteorologists and weather junkies will find Weather Extremes of the West illuminating and entertaining.