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WEATHER FORECASTING - INFORMATION VOLUME 3 by JEANETTE VUUREN

Seller: clevermindseries

ITEM No: 002940

Grade: Year 1 – Year 3 
Subject: Earth Sciences
No Of Pages/Slides: 85
Answers provided: Yes
Type: Original Textbooks
Aligned To: Aus Curriculum
Duration: 3 Months
Price: $6.00 $4.80
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THE newly published WEATHER SERIES by JEANETTE VUUREN is aligned to CCSS & the AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM and includes the following volumes;

  1. HOW IS THE WEATHER? – INFORMATION (VOLUME 1) PDF
  2. HOW IS THE WEATHER? – RESOURCES (VOLUME 2) PDF
  3. WEATHER FORECASTING – INFORMATION (VOLUME 3) PDF
  4. WEATHER FORECASTING – RESOURCES &(VOLUME 4) PDF
  5. WEATHER FORECASTING – MAPS & SYMBOLS (VOLUME 5) PPT
  6. WEATHER FORECASTING – WALL CHARTS & SUMMARIES (VOLUME 6) PDF

 

WEATHER FORECASTING – INFORMATION (VOLUME 3) by Jeanette Vuuren, explains how meteorologists use their knowledge and skills - focusing on aspects of nature, as well as information provided by weather instruments - to help them predict the weather.  It also explains how different industries are affected by weather and why they heavily rely on weather forecasts for their safety and productivity.

The book (PDF) consists of 85 pages and includes the following topics; 

  • METEOROLOGY & THE ATMOSPHERE
  • METEOROLOGISTS
  • ASPECTS THAT HELP PREDICT THE WEATHER - wind, temperature, precipitation, humidity and air pressure
  • INSTRUMENTS THAT HELP PREDICT THE WEATHER – anemometer, weather vane, wind sock, thermometer, barometer, rain gauge, hygrometer, satellites, weather balloons, radar, weather stations
  • DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CLIMATE AND WEATHER
  • IMPORTANCE OF WEATHER FORECASTS FOR DIFFERENT INDUSTRIES – agriculture, shipping, forestry, fishery and transportation (aircraft)
  • METEOROLOGISTS’ SKILLS - journalism
  • WEATHER WORD LISTS
  • SUMMARY – of the whole book to keep handy during activities

 

 Year level: The WEATHER SERIES - VOLUMES 3-6 are aimed at year 2 students, but includes extra information and differentiated resources - in Celsius and Fahrenheit - that will most certainly benefit students in higher grades, as well as students that speak English either as an addition, second or foreign language. 

 

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