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Understanding Earth's Atmosphere and Ocean: AOS Investigation Kit
|Glossary of Weather and Climate
American Meteorological Society, 1996, 272 pages. Inspired by increasing interest in the atmosphere and global change, the glossary provides a readily understandable, comprehensive and up-to-date reference for weather and climate terms, as well as definitions of related oceanographic and hydrologic terms. Indispensable for educators, students and persons interested in weather.
|Hands-On Meteorology: Stories, Theories, and Simple
Zbigniew Sorbjan, American Meteorological Society, 1997, 306 pages. The book brings to life the world of scientific discovery, and introduces basic concepts of meteorology in an easy and attractive way. It contains many classroom-ready hands-on experiments which are specifically designed to aid in the understanding of science. Over 300 illustrations.
A durable 8 1/2" x 11" slide chart that uniquely displays map views and vertical cross sections through Highs, Lows, and fronts -- the broad-scale systems and features that dominate our weather. Sky views and changes in temperature and pressure complete the comprehensive chart depictions.
By simply pulling the chart insert, the weather systems are put into their typical movements from west to east.
|Weather changes are shown for your location as the weather systems pass by.
Accompanying four-page instruction booklet describes the basic causes of weather and explains step-by-step how to use The WeatherCycler.
The WeatherCycler Slide Chart with Instruction Booklet $9.99
The WeatherCycler Study Kit $11.00
One slide chart with instruction booklet and one 12-page set of Study Activities
The WeatherCycler Complete Teaching Unit $169.95
15 slide charts, 1 Instructor's WeatherCycler, 30 sets of Study Activities, and 1 Instructor's Manual
The WeatherCycler Basic Classroom Package $149.00
15 slide charts and 1 Instructor's WeatherCycler
The Instructor's WeatherCycler $29.95
(for use on an overhead projector)
The WeatherCycler Study Activities(12-page set) $3.00; Package of 10 sets $8.95
The WeatherCycler Instructor's Manual $4.00
|El Niño La Niña Slide Chart
An innovative slide chart that leads the learner through inquiry-based investigations of the tropical Pacific ocean and atmosphere, during El Niño and La Niña, and long-term average conditions. Accompanied by a 4-page booklet, this colorful 8.5 x 11 learning tool is constructed from heavy-duty, riveted cardboard. Also available in classroom sets of 15 slide charts (includes a 4-slide transparency set and activity booklet.)
Individual: $9.99; Classroom set of 15: $139.99
|The Stories Clouds Tell
Margaret LeMone, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, 2008, 32 pages. Originally published by AMS in 1993, this updated version of the booklet gives an overview of what a cloud is, what sorts of clouds one might see, and what they reveal about the atmosphere. Contains over 80 color photographs and diagrams.
|AMS Pressure Blocks
By simulating cold and warm parcels of air or water, red and blue plastic blocks with equal weight and cross-sections, but different volumes, facilitate hands-on understandings about unequal distribution of energy and pressure within the Earth-atmosphere system. Classroom set of 15 pressure block units (each containing 5 red and 5 blue blocks), along with activity booklet.
|Temperature Strips, Liquid Crystal Digital
7 by 11/16", Celsius and Fahrenheit. Range 64· - 88· F (18· - 30· C). Ideal for "hands-on" use by students investigating temperature, pressure, and cloud formation relationships. Classroom-ready activity included. Set of 10 strips and activity.
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