Look Up to See What the Weather Will Be
Weathermen read the clouds, record the air temperature, and measure the wind to predict the weather. The weather affects all people and animals, so it is important to be able to predict storms so you can prepare. This book will show you how!
After your child receives and reads this book, Discuss one or more of the following questions to help him/her make connections and build comprehension.
- Go outside every day for one week and look up at the clouds. Make a chart. Identify what kind of clouds they are. Record other facts about the weather that day. Like the temperature, and how windy it is. Share your chart with a parent.
- It is suggested that every family have an emergency care kit in their home and car. Put an emergency bag together. There are suggestions on page 47. Have a parent help you.
- Hurricanes are getting fiercer, and the fiercest hurricanes are becoming more frequent. Have a parent help you.
- Research the category 5 hurricanes that have hit the United States in the last 100 years. Compare when they hit, where they hit, how long they lasted, how much damage they caused, and how many peopled died. Talk about what you find with a parent.
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