Storms are SCARY! But it’s cool to understand what’s going on when Mother Nature gets angry. Why does the wind howl? Why does it rain for days? How do rivers overflow? Thunder and lightening, monsoons, hurricanes, tornadoes... the facts and photos in this book will blow you away! From the Trade Paperback edition.
There are many kinds of storms, and they can be scary, but this overview helps readers understand how and why they happen—and shows the importance of weather in different parts of the world and out-of-this world on other planets!
Release on 2013-01-01 | by National Geographic Learning
Author: National Geographic Learning
Pubpsher: Cengage Learning
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LEARNING READER: DIVERSITY OF AMERICA is part of a ground-breaking new National Geographic Learning Reader series that brings learning to life by featuring compelling images, media, and text from National Geographic. The twelve National Geographic articles gathered in this reader offer students a glimpse in to the diversity and culture in the 21st-century United States. Pre- and Post-reading pedagogy accompanies each article to reinforce reading skills and comprehension. The National Geographic Learning Reader Series connects current topics with reading and writing skills, and can be used in conjunction with any standard texts or online materials available for your courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Powerful weather, bursting volcanoes, sparkling gemstones, and more will fascinate science and fact-hungry kids. Experience the whirl of a hurricane, dig deep and learn about the rocks that make up our planet, and discover the amazing feeling of a rainstorm. National Geographic Kids brings readers some of their reader's favorite science topics in one convenient package. Fascinating science information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfied AND inspired.
Surviving Tornadoes, Sandstorms, Hailstorms, Blizzards, Hurricanes, and More!
Author: Thomas M. Kostigen
Pubpsher: National Geographic Children's Books
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Describes the science behind dangerous, wild, and deadly weather, including heat waves, blizzards, thunderstorms, floods, and hurricanes, and explains what can be done about the current extreme weather conditions on the planet.
Packed with colorful photographs of adorable animals braving the elements, this picture book for preschoolers introduces kids to the weather they experience every day, including rain, clouds, sunshine, snow, storms, and more. From snowflakes to raindrops to puddles, from sunny days to cloudy days to blustery days, young readers will be amazed by the wondrous and ever-changing world of weather. These engaging Explore My World picture books, on subjects kids care about, combine simple storytelling with unforgettable photography. They invite little kids to take their first big steps toward understanding the world around them and are just the thing for parents and kids to curl up with and read aloud.
Release on 2020-10-27 | by Jane Yolen,Heidi E. Y. Stemple
Author: Jane Yolen,Heidi E. Y. Stemple
Category: Juvenile Fiction
A tornado, a blizzard, a forest fire, and a hurricane are met, in turn, with resilience and awe in this depiction of Nature's power and our own. In the face of our shifting climate, young children everywhere are finding themselves subject to unfamiliar and often frightening extreme weather. Beloved author Jane Yolen and her daughter Heidi Stemple address four distinct weather emergencies (a tornado, a blizzard, a forest fire, and a hurricane) with warm family stories of finding the joy in preparedness and resilience. Their honest reassurance leaves readers with the message: nature is powerful, but you are powerful, too. Illustrated in rich environmental tones and featuring additional information about storms in the back, this book educates, comforts, and empowers young readers in stormy or sunny weather, and all the weather in between.