located in the Curriculum Lab
Asch, Frank. SKYFIRE. When he sees a rainbow for the first time, Bear thinks that the sky is on fire and he is determined to put out the skyfire. c1984.
Barrett, Judi. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS. Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.c1982.
Bauer, Caroline Feller. MIDNIGHT SNOWMAN. In a town where it hardly ever snows, one neighborhood's parents and children take advantage of a late night snow by building a snowman before the snow turns to rain.c1987.
Bullock, Kathleen. IT CHANCED TO RAIN. Three rats, three ducks, three dogs, and three cats go out for a walk with two young pigs; but, when it starts to rain, they rush back home only to find that the ducks are missing. c1989.
Cousins, Lucy. NOAH'S ARK. A simple retelling of the Bible story in which Noah builds an ark and saves two of each kind of animal from the great Flood.c1993.
Czernecki, Stefan. THE HUMMINGBIRD'S GIFT. When Consuelo saves the hummingbird's lives they, in return, show her how to save her family from the drought. c1994.
compiled and edited by Hubert Davis. A JANUARY FOG WILL FREEZE A HOG, AND OTHER WEATHER FOLKLORE. Thirty sayings used to predict the weather are accompanied by a factual explanation, the origin of the saying, and its general reliability.c1977.
Evans, Lezlie. RAIN SONG. Chidren's poetry. c1995.
Fisher, Leonard Everett. STORM AT THE JETTY. Levi watches a violent thunderstorm attack his favorite place on the jetty. c1981.
Gay, Marie-Louise. RAINY DAY MAGIC. Indoors on a boring, rainy day, Victor and Joey create an imaginary adventure in the basement. c1989.
Geisert, Arthur. AFTER THE FLOOD. After surviving the Flood, Noah and his family settle in a sheltered valley with the animals they have saved and begin the glorious experience of repopulating the Earth. c1994.
Hader, Berta. THE BIG SNOW. Despite their elaborate preparations for the winter, the animals and birds are delighted by a surprise banquet after a big snow. Caldecott Medal, 1949.
Hesse, Karen. COME ON, RAIN. A young girl eagerly awaits a coming rainstorm to bring relief from the oppressive summer heat. c1999.
Hines, Anna Grossnickle. THE GREATEST PICNIC IN THE WORLD. Sudden rain almost spoils a wonderful picnic that Buddy and his mother have prepared. c1991.
Hughes, Shirley. OUT AND ABOUT. Rhyming text depicts the pleasures of the outdoors in all kinds of weather, through the four seasons. c1988.
Jonas, Ann. AARDVARKS, DISEMBARK! After the flood, Noah calls out of the ark a variety of little-known animals, many of which are now endangered. c1990.
Joosse, Barbara M. SNOW DAY! When school is cancelled because of snow, Robby and his family enjoy the day together. c1995.
Kalan, Robert. RAIN. Brief text and illustrations describe a rainstorm. c1978.
Keats, Ezra Jack. THE SNOWY DAY. The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day. Caldecott Medal, 1963. 
Koscielniak, Bruce. GEOFFREY GROUNDHOG PREDICTS THE WEATHER. When Geoffrey Groundhog pops out of his hole to predict the weather, he is blinded by television cameras and lights and is unable to see if he has a shadow. No one in town knows how to proceed, so Geoffrey needs help fast. c1995.
Lyon, George Ella. COME A TIDE. A girl provides a lighthearted account of the spring floods at her rural home. c1990.
Martin, Bill. LISTEN TO THE RAIN. Describes the changing sounds of the rain, the slow soft sprinkle, the drip-drop tinkle, the sounding pounding roaring rain, and the fresh wet silent after-time of rain. (rain) c1988.
McBratney, Sam. JUST YOU AND ME. As a storm approaches, Little Goosey and Big Gander Goose join other animals in searching for a place to hide. (storms) c1998.
Munsch, Robert N. MUD PUDDLE. A young girl has an adventure with a mud puddle. 1982, c1979.
Neitzel, Shirley. THE JACKET I WEAR IN THE SNOW. A young girl names all the clothes that she must wear to play in the snow. c1989.
O'Malley, Kevin. STRAIGHT TO THE POLE. A boy who is struggling through snow to get to school is about to give up but then hears some good news from his friends. c2003.
Palazzo-Craig, Janet. WHAT MAKES THE WEATHER. Brief text and pictures present different kinds of weather and suggest how to tell from the sky what the day may be like. c1982.
Peters, Lisa Westberg. THE SUN, THE WIND, AND THE RAIN. Presents side-by-side narration of the earth's making of a mountain, shaping it with sun, wind, and rain, and a child'sefforts at the beach to make a tall sand mountain which is also affected by the elements. c1988.
Peters, Lisa Westberg. WATER'S WAY. Introduces the different forms that water can have, from clouds to steam to fog. c1991.
Polacco, Patricia. THUNDER CAKE. Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms. c1990.
Sasaki, Isao. SNOW. Trains come and go at a small train station on a snowy day. c1982.
Scheffler, Ursel. A WALK IN THE RAIN. Jamie goes for a walk in the rain with his grandmother and wears his new rainwear. c1986.
Shulevitz, Uri. SNOW. As snowflakes slowly come down, one by one, people in the city ignore them, and only a boy and his dog think that the snowfall will amount to anything. c1998.
Silver, Norman. CLOUD NINE. It's much too noisy at Armstrong's house, so when his dad tells him to go outside, Armstrong builds himself a ladder up to the clouds where he can have some peace and quiet. c1995.
Skofield, James. ALL WET! ALL WET! A small boy experiences, along with the animals of meadow and forest, the sights, smells, and sounds of a rainy summer day. c1984.
Soya, Kiyoshi. A HOUSE OF LEAVES. Sheltering from the rain, Sarah shares a house of leaves with a praying mantis, ladybug, and other small creatures of the wild. (rain) c1987.
Spier, Peter. RAIN. Two children play in their backyard during a rainy day. c1982.
Steig, William. BRAVE IRENE. Plucky Irene, a dressmaker's daughter, braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a new gown to the duchess in time for the ball. (snow) c1986.
Stojic, Manya. RAIN. The animals of the African savanna use their senses to predict and then enjoy the rain. c2000.
Stolz, Mary. STORM IN THE NIGHT. While sitting through a fearsome thunderstorm that has put the lights out, Thomas hears a story from Grandfather's boyhood, when Grandfather was afraid of thunderstorms. (storm) c1988.
Szilagyi, Mary. THUNDERSTORM. A little girl is comforted by her mother during a thunderstorm and she in turn comforts the family dog. c1985.
Tester, Sylvia Root. MAGIC MONSTERS LEARN ABOUT WEATHER. The Magic Monsters learn about rain, lightning, thunder, snow, hail, sleet, wind, tornadoes, clouds, fog, the sun, rainbows, and other elements of weather. c1980.
Todd, Kathleen. SNOW. A young child enjoys an outing in the snow on a cold, wintry day. c1982.
Turk, Hanne. RAINY DAY MAX. (rain) c1983.
Wandelmaier, Roy. CLOUDS. Brief text and illustrations explain the characteristics of different kinds of clouds. c1985.
Wiesner, David. HURRICANE. The morning after a hurricane, two brothers find an uprooted tree which becomes a magical place, transporting them on adventures limited only by their imaginations. c1990.
Wiesner, David. SECTOR 7. While on a school trip to the Empire State Building, a boy is taken by a friendly cloud to visit Sector 7, where he discovers how clouds are shaped and channeled throughout the country. c1999.
Yee, Wong Herbert. A DROP OF RAIN. Everyone in the family thinks that baby is crying and tries to cheer him up until it is revealed that it is not tears but drops of rain that are on baby's face. c1995.
Yolen, Jane. THE GIRL WHO LOVED THE WIND. Though her father seeks to protect her from all unpleasant things, a young princess is intrigued by the voice of the wind that tells her of worlds beyond the palace walls. 
Zolotow, Charlotte. HOLD MY HAND. Two little girls take a walk on a cold snowy day. 
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Bolliger, Max. NOAH AND THE RAINBOW; AN ANCIENT STORY. Retells the Old Testament story of Noah who built an ark to hold his family and the animals during the great flood. 
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Hintz, Martin. LIVING IN THE TROPICS. Describes the climate, geography, and cultures of Sri Lanka, Ghana, and Columbia, and indicates how tropic conditions affect life in such regions. c1987.
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Pringle, Laurence P. GLOBAL WARMING: THE THREAT OF EARTH'S CHANGING CLIMATE.c2001.
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Lee, Jeanne M. TOAD IS THE UNCLE OF HEAVEN: A VIETNAMESE FOLK TALE. Toad leads a group of animals to ask the King of Heaven to send rain to the parched earth. c1985.
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Santrey, Louis. WINTER. Describes the changes that take place in the natural world during the period of the year when days are shortest and temperatures lowest. c1983.]
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Branley, Franklyn Mansfield. SUNSHINE MAKES THE SEASONS. Describes how sunshine and the tilt of the earth's axis are responsible for the changing seasons. c1985.
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Challand, Helen J. ACTIVITIES IN THE EARTH SCIENCES. Activities and experiments--such as making charcoal, measuring shadows, and calculating the speed of sound--in the areas of astronomy, weather, and geology. c1982.
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Aylesworth, Thomas G. STORM ALERT: UNDERSTANDING WEATHER DISASTERS. Examines certain weather conditions, including thunderstorms, hurricanes, and avalanches, which frequently cause extensive damage and loss of life. Also describes what to do if caught in the conditions. c1980.
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Bolwell, L. H. IT'S SUNNY. (sunshine) c1985.
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Bramwell, Martyn. WEATHER. c1987.
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Branley, Franklyn Mansfield. IT'S RAINING CATS AND DOGS: ALL KINDS OF WEATHER AND WHY WE HAVE IT. Discusses various weather phenomena, including rain, hail, smog, snow, lightning, hurricanes, and tornadoes. c1987.
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Breiter, Herta S. WEATHER. An introduction to weather discussing such concepts as evaporation and condensation and the natural occurrence of rain, snow, thunderstorms, and hurricanes. c1978.
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Cobb, Vicki. I FACE THE WIND. Introduces the characteristics and actions of the wind through simple hands-on activities. c2003.
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Farndon, John. WEATHER. Discusses such elements of weather as clouds, wet air, frost, ice, wind, and air pressure. Includes some projects. c1992.
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Levine, Shar. WONDERFUL WEATHER. Provides simple experiments and activities that have been designed specifically for young scientists and require only minimal adult supervision. c2003.
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Milburn, Constance. SUNSHINE. 1988, c1987.
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Mogil, H. Michael. THE AMATEUR METEOROLOGIST: EXPLORATIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS. Presents activities and projects with which the amateur. meteorologist can explore the weather. 
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Updegraff, Imelda. WEATHER. Discusses weather and meteorology. 1982, c1980.
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Webster, Vera R. WEATHER EXPERIMENTS. Includes ten experiments involving heat, wind, air, and water which demonstrate how these elements are related to weather. c1982.
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Gloucester Press. WIND TO FLIGHT. Examines the nature of wind and how it is used by seeds, clouds, birds, insects, and flying machines. Includes experiments and projects.c1989.
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Catherall, Ed. WIND PLAY. c1986.
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Barrett, Norman S. HURRICANES AND TORNADOES. Describes how a hurricane or tornado happens, the damage caused, and precautions and defensive behavior. c1989.
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Branley, Franklyn. MANSFIELD. Flash, crash, rumble, and roll. Explains how and why a thunderstorm occurs and gives safety steps to follow when lightning is flashing. c1985.
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Kahl, Jonathan D. STORM WARNING: TORNADOES AND HURRICANES. Provides information about hurricanes and tornadoes, such as where and when they occur, how they form, and the damage they can cause. c1993.
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Simon, Seymour. STORMS. Describes the atmospheric conditions which create thunderstorms, hailstorms, lightning, tornadoes, and hurricanes and how violent weather affects the environment and people. c1989.
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Kramer, Stephen P. LIGHTNING. Covers a variety of facts on lightning, including how it is formed, the different types of lightning, what thunder is and its relationship to lightning, safety measures, etc. c1992.
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DK Pub. WHY DOES LIGHTNING STRIKE? Answers, in simple text and illustrations, some basic questions about the weather including why lightning strikes and why rainbows appear. c1996.
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Bendick, Jeanne. LIGHTNING. Explains what lightning is, what makes a thunderstorm, aspects of air, kinds of lightning, thunder, and how to act during a thunderstorm. c1961.
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Bolwell, L. H. IT'S RAINING. c1985.
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Bolwell, L. H. IT'S SNOWING. c1985.
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Branley, Franklyn Mansfield. SNOW IS FALLING. Describes the characteristics of snow, its usefulness to plants and animals, and the hazards it can cause. c1986.
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Rupp, Rebecca. WEATHER. How do hurricanes get names like "Harvey" and "Ophelia"? Is acid rain really as harsh as battery acid, or is it more like lemon juice? What kinds of clouds are killers? Which place in the United States receives hardly any sunshine at all? If lightning never strikes the same place twice, how come the Empire State Building in New York City is hit 23 times every year? Who doesn't want to know the difference between the trade winds, the westerlies, and the doldrums? Or that snow comes in pink, green, and red as well as white? Or that the Hindenberg blew up after lightning ignited the flammable paint on the zeppelin's like to set off a tornado in a bottle?), Weather can transform many boy or girl into the smartest kid on the block. outer cover? Packed with real science, fascinating little-known facts, and experiments that are big fun (who wouldn't like to set off a tornado in a bottle?), Weather can transform any boy or girl into the smartest kid on the block.c2003.
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De Paola, Tomie. THE CLOUD BOOK: WORDS AND PICTURES. Introduces the ten most common types of clouds, the myths that have been inspired by their shapes, and what they can tell about coming weather changes. c1975.
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Gibbons, Gail. WEATHER FORECASTING. Describes forecasters at work in a weather station as they use sophisticated equipment to track and gauge the constant changes in the weather. c1987.
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Allington, Richard L. BEGINNING TO LEARN ABOUT SUMMER. Introduces the reader to various activities traditionally associated with summer and encourages the discussion of individual experiences. c1981.
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Johnson, Rebecca L. A WALK IN THE DESERT. Describes the climate, soil, plants, and animals of North American deserts and the ways in which the plants and animals depend on each other and their environment to survive. c2001.
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Souter, Gillian. RAINY DAY CRAFTS. Provides directions for creating a variety of items, including kirigami flowers, picture frames, greeting cards, decorated boxes, and stenciled tee shirts. c2002.
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Radley, Gail, selected by. RAINY DAY RHYMES. A collection of poems about rainy days and nights, by authors including Elizabeth Coatsworth, Myra Cohn Livingston, and Aileen Fisher. c1992.
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Yolen, Jane. SNOW, SNOW: WINTER POEMS FOR CHILDREN. c1998.
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Martin, Jacqueline Briggs. SNOWFLAKE BENTLEY. A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations. Caldecott Medal, 1999. c 1998.
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Murphy, Jim. BLIZZARD: THE STORM THAT HANGED AMERICA. Presents a history, based on personal accounts and newspaper articles, of the massive snowstorm that hit the Northeast in 1888, focusing on the events in New York City. c2000.
Books. FOOLPROOF, FAILSAFE SEASONAL SCIENCE: SCIENCE THROUGH THE SEASONS
FOR K-4. c1982. P.R. 372.35
G736we Graf, Mike.
THE WEATHER REPORT: LESSON PLANS, WORKSHEETS, AND EXPERIMENTS. c1989. P.R. 372.357
B989in Butzow, Carol
M. INTERMEDIATE SCIENCE THROUGH CHILDREN'S LITERATURE: OVER LAND AND SEA.
c1994. P.R. 372.357
G259co Gates, Julie
M. CONSIDER THE EARTH: ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITIES FOR GRADES 4-8. c1989. P.R. 372.64
P464ra Perry, Phyllis
Jean. RAINY, WINDY, SNOWY, SUNNY DAYS: LINKING FICTION TO NONFICTION.
c1996. P.R. 551.5
W668ab Braus, Judy,
editor. WILD ABOUT WEATHER. c1988. P.R. 551.5
W776lo Winrich, Ralph
A. A LOOK AT WEATHER: ACTIVITIES FOR THE PRIMARY STUDENT.  AID 551.5 A298 AIR AND
WEATHER. [picture] Instructor Publications, c1975. 10 study prints + 1
teacher's guide. Describes weather and air influences at the middle/upper
elementary level. AID 551.5 W555 WHAT CAUSES
WEATHER? [Picture] Creative Teaching Press, Inc. ; c1989. This poster
offers illustrations of: The atmosphere; Changing Seasons ; Surfaces on
earth; Wind belts ; High and low pressure; and The water cycle. AID 551.576
F198 FAMILIAR CLOUD
FORMS. [Picture] / Society for Visual Education. c1964. 8 study: Cumulus
(fair weather),Cumulus (towering), cumulonimbus. Altocumulus Cirrus, Cirrostratus,
Stratocumulus, Fog. VCR 551.5 A416 ALL ABOUT THE
WEATHER. [videorecording] (23 min.) Huntsville, TX : EVN, [2001?] VCR 551.5 C639 CLIMATE, WATER
& LIVING PATTERNS. [videorecording] (20 min.) + 1 teacher's guide. Rainbow
Educational Media  VCR 551.5 C647 CLOUDS AND
WHAT THEY MEAN. [videorecording] (18 min.) CLEARVUE/eav, c1998. + 1
Teacher'sguide+ 1 worksheet booklet. Explains what clouds are and how they
form. Also describes the basic types of clouds and how clouds can be used
to predict the weather. VCR 551.55
TORNADOES!!:THE ENTITY.. [videorecording] (60 min.) :Norman Beerger
Productions; c1993. Photography of 46 tornadoes that have occurred over
the last 40 years. Includes 9 minutes of the Andover, Kansas tornado of
1991. Discusses the climatic factors that cause tornadoes and why they can
be unpredictable. VCR 551.6 C639 THE CLIMATE
PUZZLE. [videorecording] (60 min.) Films Inc., c1986. Explains why no
human being has ever experienced the earth's normal climate. Questions
will the climate change again and why, and is the earth entering a new ice
age, or will the current global warming trend hold off the inevitable?
P.R. 372.35 F686
Instructor Books. FOOLPROOF, FAILSAFE SEASONAL SCIENCE: SCIENCE THROUGH THE SEASONS FOR K-4. c1982.
P.R. 372.35 G736we
Graf, Mike. THE WEATHER REPORT: LESSON PLANS, WORKSHEETS, AND EXPERIMENTS. c1989.
P.R. 372.357 B989in
Butzow, Carol M. INTERMEDIATE SCIENCE THROUGH CHILDREN'S LITERATURE: OVER LAND AND SEA. c1994.
P.R. 372.357 G259co
Gates, Julie M. CONSIDER THE EARTH: ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITIES FOR GRADES 4-8. c1989.
P.R. 372.64 P464ra
Perry, Phyllis Jean. RAINY, WINDY, SNOWY, SUNNY DAYS: LINKING FICTION TO NONFICTION. c1996.
P.R. 551.5 W668ab
Braus, Judy, editor. WILD ABOUT WEATHER. c1988.
P.R. 551.5 W776lo
Winrich, Ralph A. A LOOK AT WEATHER: ACTIVITIES FOR THE PRIMARY STUDENT. 
AID 551.5 A298
AIR AND WEATHER. [picture] Instructor Publications, c1975. 10 study prints + 1 teacher's guide. Describes weather and air influences at the middle/upper elementary level.
AID 551.5 W555
WHAT CAUSES WEATHER? [Picture] Creative Teaching Press, Inc. ; c1989. This poster offers illustrations of: The atmosphere; Changing Seasons ; Surfaces on earth; Wind belts ; High and low pressure; and The water cycle.
AID 551.576 F198
FAMILIAR CLOUD FORMS. [Picture] / Society for Visual Education. c1964. 8 study: Cumulus (fair weather),Cumulus (towering), cumulonimbus. Altocumulus Cirrus,
Cirrostratus, Stratocumulus, Fog.
VCR 551.5 A416
ALL ABOUT THE WEATHER. [videorecording] (23 min.) Huntsville, TX : EVN, [2001?]
VCR 551.5 C639
CLIMATE, WATER & LIVING PATTERNS. [videorecording] (20 min.) + 1 teacher's guide. Rainbow Educational Media 
VCR 551.5 C647
CLOUDS AND WHAT THEY MEAN. [videorecording] (18 min.) CLEARVUE/eav, c1998. + 1 Teacher'sguide+ 1 worksheet booklet. Explains what clouds are and how they form. Also describes the basic types of clouds and how clouds can be used to predict the weather.
VCR 551.55 T685
TORNADOES!!:THE ENTITY.. [videorecording] (60 min.) :Norman Beerger Productions; c1993. Photography of 46 tornadoes that have occurred over the last 40 years. Includes 9 minutes of the Andover, Kansas tornado of 1991. Discusses the climatic factors that cause tornadoes and why they can be unpredictable.
VCR 551.6 C639
THE CLIMATE PUZZLE. [videorecording] (60 min.) Films Inc., c1986. Explains why no human being has ever experienced the earth's normal climate. Questions will the climate change again and why, and is the earth entering a new ice age, or will the current global warming trend hold off the inevitable?
Created by Donna Wallach, April 2005.