EVERYDAY WEATHER AND HOW IT WORKS by Herman Schneider
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EVERYDAY WEATHER AND HOW IT WORKS

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By the co-author of Young Scott's ""Let's Find Out"" Series this lucid and entertaining story of the weather will keep the whole family away from the chimney corner, and we predict that there will be a rash of home-made weather stations springing up in a multitude of back yards. Beginning with an analysis of the three weather- makers -- heat, air and water -- and their properties, the author, always with an eye to empirical evidence with which the young reader is familiar, discusses the factors involved in the how and why of weather changes -- air masses, cold and warm fronts, and the conditions reported in weather maps. The last chapter gives directions for making and using basic weather station equipment. We prefer this to Spilhaus' Weathercraft (Viking P. 263), since there is a sound basis in theory here enabling the child to correlate a constructive hobby with other studies in physical science.

Pub Date: July 1st, 1951
Publisher: Whittlesey