Instant Expert: Weather

Become an instant expert on weather. Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material you need to reinforce key concepts, such as weather prediction and wind.
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Instant Expert: Weather

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Eyewitness: Weather
Reading Level
Intermediate
Discover the world's weather—from heat waves and droughts to blizzards and floods—through spectacular photographs and facts.

Nature's Weather Clues Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

As part of a weather forecasting lesson, use this slideshow to show how nature sometimes gives clues to changing weather—no technology needed!

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The Restless Air Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Use this slideshow to help students learn more about wind as an important property of weather.

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Eye Wonder: Weather
Reading Level
Elementary
From violent hurricanes and electric storms to baking sunshine and torrential rain, discover the power and beauty of the weather.
DK Guide to Savage Earth
Reading Level
Intermediate
This book provides a remarkable account of our planet's structure and the literally Earth-shattering process that shape it—often with savage consequences for human being and other living things. Lavishly and spectacularly illustrated, with many unusual views of the Earth and its features, this book offers a comprehensive approach to understanding the making and shaping of planet Earth.
DK Guide to Weather
Reading Level
Intermediate
This guide to weather features the latest discoveries, mind-boggling facts, records, timelines, and fantastic photographs.
E.Guides: Weather
Reading Level
Intermediate
From the destructive power of hurricanes to the delicate beauty of snowflakes, experience the wonderful world of weather with this unique combination of online and offline.
Experience: Extreme Weather
Reading Level
Intermediate
Learn about weather in a whole new way with cutting-edge digital illustrations and text that follows a graphic pathway to guide you through the extreme weather learning adventure.
Eyewitness: Hurricane & Tornado
Reading Level
Intermediate
Here is a dramatic and compelling guide to nature's most dangerous and destructive forces. Stunning full-color photographs, models and illustrations offer a unique "eyewitness" view of catastrophic weather conditions.