Weather and Climate through Infographics
From the Series Super Science Infographics
Trying to breeze through weather and climate facts just might cause a brain freeze! You’re showered with details about extreme temperatures (Earth’s record high is 134°F and record low is -129°F), crazy heights (our atmosphere extends 6,200 miles above Earth), and even huger mysteries (how predictions in weather and climate work).
How can all these big numbers and concepts make more sense? Infographics! The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about weather and climate. Crack open this book to explore mind-boggling questions such as:
• How do cold and warm fronts change weather?
• How can cities at similar latitudes have significantly different climates?
• How do ocean currents help create winds, temperature changes, and storms?
The answers are sure to blow you away!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.4|
|BISACS||JNF051000, JNF037080, JNF051080|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||160208|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Introductory note, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“Each title does offer sheaves of basic information in particularly concentrated form…and the resources lists are above average.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Rebecca Rowell
Illustrator: Venitia Dean
Venitia Dean is a freelance illustrator who grew up in Brighton, UK. She has always loved drawing, ever since she could hold a pencil! As a teenager, she discovered a passion for figurative illustration, and then when she turned nineteen she was given a digital drawing tablet for her birthday and started transferring her work to the computer. She hasn't looked back since! As well as illustration, Venitia loves reading graphic novels and walking her dog, Peanut.
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Super Science Infographics
Each book in this series uses the popular infographics medium to provide an overview of science topics. Stats, cool visuals, and did-you-know factoids provide high-interest appeal while offering important information. View available downloads →