About The Science of Weather and Climate: Rain, Sleet, and the Rising Tide
In The Science of Weather and Climate: Rain, Sleet, and the Rising Tide, middle schoolers learn the science behind the weather we experience every day while examining the changing climate conditions across the entire planet.
Science-minded STEM activities encourage readers to think like scientists while critical thinking exercises, essential questions, fascinating facts, links to online resources, and more encourage readers to explore this incredible planet through the weather that impacts our daily lives.
By studying the atmospheric sciences of meteorology and climatology kids learn to connect the weather they experience on a daily basis in their own town with the changing conditions across the entire planet.
Young readers can try these hands-on science projects:
- Build a barometer and an anemometer
- Study the effects of melting glaciers
- Track weather patterns on maps