Phenomenal Weather was written to assist teachers in helping their student learn about and understand weather and how it controls their lives. The instructional materials in this book can supplement and reinforce the various concepts in the study of weather in the school’s science curriculum. Information about various types of weather phenomenon complement information found in a science textbook. The hazards of each type of weather and the disasters certain types of weather phenomena can cause is an important element in the book. Also stressed is the importance of caution and safety for different types of weather from the simple rain shower to the more treacherous hurricane or tornado.
The content of this 64-page workbook includes: Teacher Instructions and Answer Key, It All Starts with the Sun, Where Weather Happens/The Atmosphere, Air Pressure, Winds, Beaufort Wind Scale, Fahrenheit/Celsius Thermometers, Weekly Weather Report Chart, Weather Phenomena (Precipitation, Rain, Freezing Rain, Hailstones, Snow, Avalanche), Thunderstorms/Lightning & Safety, Hurricanes & Safety, Hurricane Tracking/Mapping Activity, Thunderclouds/Tornadoes & Safety, Flooding & Safety, Weather Disasters in the U.S., El Nino & La Nina, Droughts, News Flash Tsunami and Meteorologist Questions.