ERIC Number: ED314258
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
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Skywatch: The Western Weather Guide.
Keen, Richard A.
The western United States is a region of mountains and valleys with the world's largest ocean next door. Its weather is unique. This book discusses how water, wind, and environmental conditions combine to create the climatic conditions of the region. Included are sections describing: fronts; cyclones; precipitation; storms; tornadoes; hurricanes; temperature variations; climatic change; unique conditions; weather maps; weather watching; and resources for further learning. Appended are climatic data, instructions for making a thermometer shelter, and a discussion of wind speed scales. (CW)
Descriptors: Climate, Earth Science, Instructional Materials, Meteorology, Physical Environment, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Textbooks, Weather, Wind (Meteorology)
Fulcrum Publishing, 350 Indiana Street, Suite 510, Golden, CO 80401 ($13.95).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
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