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Melvin Berger, Gilda Berger's Can It Rain Cats and Dogs?: Questions and Answers about PDF

By Melvin Berger, Gilda Berger

ISBN-10: 0590130838

ISBN-13: 9780590130837

Questions and solutions approximately climate. From easy questions like "What makes the weather?" to extra advanced ones like "What is El Niño?", this ebook is helping childrens comprehend why and the way the elements changes.

This e-book will solution children's questions about climate because it explores the fundamentals in fantastically illustrated sections on solar, air, and wind; rain, snow, and hail; and wild climate like hurricanes and tornadoes. The questions and solutions can help to assuage even the main curious child's want to know why the elements retains altering, what occurs to puddles after it rains, should you can odor the rain, if lightning can develop hair, and if groundhogs relatively can expect the elements.

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El Niño (el-NEEN-yoh) flows southward along the west coast of South America around Christmas every year. But every five years or so it lasts longer than usual. Then the cold waters get very warm. This heats the air above them. And this means weather trouble for the whole world! El Niño can lead to droughts in Australia and Africa. It can cause floods in North America, storms in California, and heavy rains in Ecuador and Peru. 45 How do meteorologists know what the weather will be? They gather information on weather conditions from stations around the globe and satellites in space.

About the Illustrator Robert Sullivan went to school for drawing and painting at The School of Visual Arts in New York City. But he has been creating artwork since before he was in kindergarten. Robert has also taken courses in meteorology and likes to watch the weather. He enjoyed painting the pictures in this book because he loves outdoor activities, especially cycling. Robert lives in Maine with his wife and daughter.

5 cm) of water. Do snowflakes melt as they fall? Quite often. Sometimes the snowflakes fall through warmer air. They melt and fall to Earth as rain. Other times the snowflakes melt, and then pass through colder air, where they freeze again. Then they form sleet. Sleet is made up of balls of clear ice, each one less than 1/5 inch (5 mm) across. 30 What is a blizzard? A snowstorm with very strong, cold winds. 4 km). When does it hail? Usually during the spring and summer. 8 km) up into the air. It is so cold there that the drops form into balls of ice, called hailstones.

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