How the Weather Works
A colorful introduction to how the weather works featuring entertaining and educational experiments and activities for the whole family. With complete directions for setting up a weather station in your home, helpful advice on how to keep accurate records and forcasting techniques. Includes over 1,000 color photos and illustrations.
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A READERS DIGEST BOOK The home laboratory
Weather in motion
The earths rotation
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Adult supervision air masses air pressure air temperature altocumulus altostratus Ask an adult atmosphere balloon bottle bowl called candle carbon dioxide cirrostratus cirrus climates Cloud Atlas cold front container convection cells cool cooler Coriolis effect cumulonimbus cumulus dish dishpan earth equator EXPERIMENT fall food coloring forecasts freezes frost glass ground Hadley cells happens Hemisphere hurricane hygrometer ice crystals inside jet streams kmlh land layer leaves liquid LOW-LEVEL CLOUDS measure melt meteorologists modeling clay moist air molecules move Need particles plants plastic polar poster board produce rain regions relative humidity Rossby waves salt sand scientists scissors sheet sinks snow soil Stevenson screen stick stomata storm stratocumulus stratus supervision is advised surface tape thermometer tornado trade winds tray tropical warm front warm water warmer water droplets water vapor wind direction wind speed