In the Delta Science Reader Weather Watching, students explore what weather is and what causes it to change. They read about the water cycle and various weather tools, such as the thermometer, barometer, wind vane, rain gauge, and anemometer. The book explains how weather changes according to the seasons. Tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and thunderstorms are also discussed. In a biographical sketch, students meet Ben Franklin, and they also find out about the work of a meteorologist. Students also explore how weather satellites collect weather data from space.
Delta Science Readers are 16-page nonfiction books for students with informative, engaging full-color photos and graphics that present key science concepts and vocabulary.
Each reader has three main sections: