What’s the Weather Forecast?

Posted on February 2, 2016

Did you know that February 5th is National Weatherperson’s Day? To help you and your students join in the celebration, Gale has lots of great titles available to bring the wild weather to your classroom.

We’ve highlighted a few of our latest Gale eBooks (GVRL) titles to help your class study the weather and climate.

What Are Weather and Climate?, 1st Edition
November 2015
In What Are Weather and Climate?, part of the Let’s Find Out! Weather series, students in grades 3-6 learn how weather and climate are different yet also have an impact upon each other. Eye-catching diagrams and pictures help to illustrate the featured scientific concepts.

What Is Weather Forecasting?, 1st Edition
November 2015
What Is Weather Forecasting? provides lower elementary–level students a guide to meteorology The science and basic premises of weather forecasting are explained in dynamic,full color spread pages easy for students to understand this side of science.

What Are the Elements of the Weather?, 1st Edition
November 2015
What Are the Elements of Weather? part of the Let’s Find Out! Weather series, is geared fort students in grades 3-6. The guide explores all the facets of weather, including temperature, wind, humidity, clouds, precipitation, and atmospheric pressure. It also examines weather satellites, Tornado Alley, condensation, and the water cycle.

Projects with Weather and Seasons, 1st Edition
January 2016
With this eBook students will explore the causes and effects of weather while making fun and accessible crafts. An autumn leaf wreath accompanies a section on seasons, while a snow globe, weather vane, and rain stick complement the chapters on snow, wind, and rain. The crafts will pull readers in, while the images, captions, and quick fact boxes complement the text. Readers will apply their knowledge with short quizzes and inject art into science with fun crafts.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, 2nd Edition
January 2016
UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters presents comprehensive, up-to-date information on weather and climate basics, weather conditions and phenomena, natural disasters, forecasting, and human influences on weather and climate, and, introduces students to the science behind the topics in clear, nontechnical language. The eBook covers topics relevant in the science classroom and also looks at societal, political, and technological aspects of weather, climate, and natural disasters, including tornadoes, volcanoes, floods, earthquakes, and tsunamis.

Want to see more? Access a free trial and browse for yourself to discover titles to keep your students exploring and learning. Let us know how you plan on using these and other Gale resources in your classroom. We want to hear from you!


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