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Sky Watchers' Guide

References and Resource Materials

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Prepared by:
Environment Canada Library Downsview - Ontario Region
Revised July 18, 2001

Books

  • Allen, Oliver E. Atmosphere. The Planet Earth series. Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1983.
  • Dickinson, Terence. Exploring the sky by day: the Equinox guide to weather and the atmosphere. Camden East, ON : Camden House, 1989.
  • Engelbert, Phillis. The Complete Weather Resource. 3 vols. Detroit: U.X.L., 1997. Vol.3. Forecasting and Climate.
  • Environment Canada. A Matter of Degrees: A Primer on Climate Change. Ottawa: Environment Canada, 1997
  • Environment Canada. Ice Storm '98: January 4-10, 1998. Ottawa: Environment Canada, 1998.
  • Environment Canada. Learning Weather Kit. 2 vols. Ottawa: Environment Canada. Vol 1. Knowing Weather: Facts and Myths.
  • Environment Canada. Sky Watchers Guide: Pacific and Yukon Region. Vancouver: Environment Canada.
  • Environment Canada. Weather Watchers Teachers' Guide. Edmonton: Environment Canada, 1997.
  • Environment Canada. Wind, Weather & Waves: A Guide to Marine Weather in the Great Lakes region. Ottawa: Environment Canada, 1998.
  • Environment Canada, Atlantic Region. East Coast Marine, Weather Manual: A guide to local forecasts and conditions. Ottawa: Minister of Supply and Services, 1989.
  • Ludlum, David, M. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1991.
  • Phillips, David. The Climates of Canada. Ottawa: Ministry of Supply and Services, 1990
  • Phillips, David. The Day Niagara Falls Ran Dry. Toronto: Key Porter Books Ltd., 1993.
  • Phillips, David. Blame it on the Weather: Canadian Strange Weather Facts. Toronto: Key Porter Books Ltd., 1998.
  • Pommainville, Pierre. Aware: Aviation Weather Already for Emergency. 2nd ed. St. Hubert: Environment Canada, Quebec Region. 1996.
  • Schonland, Sir Basil. The Flights of Thunderbolts. 2nd ed. Oxford: Claredon Press, 1964.
  • Williams, Jack. The Weather Book: An Easy to Understand Guide to the USA's Weather. New York: Vintage Books, 1992.
  • Wood, Richard, A., ed. The Weather Almanac. Detroit: Gale Research, 1996.
  • Wyma Brenda. Weather. Cypress, California: Creative Teaching Press, 1995.
  • Wyatt, Valerie. Weather Watch. Toronto: Kids Can Press Ltd., 1990.

Web Sites Used for the Sky Watchers Guide to Weather

Primary Grades K-3

  • Ardley, Neil. La météo. Texte français établi par Kidi Etonde Bebey.
    Paris : Bordas Jeunesse, 1993. (Le petit chercheur)

    ISBN 2-04-019695-1 (2-4)
  • Ardley, Neil. The science book of weather.
    Toronto : Doubleday Canada, 1992.
    ISBN 0-385-25386-9 (2-4)
  • Bower, Miranda. Experiment with weather. Science consultant, Bob Aran ; Education consultant, Ruth Bessant.
    Ocala, FL : Action Publishing, 1992. (Jump science book)
    ISBN 1-882210-96-2 (2-4)
  • Brandt, Keith. What makes it rain: the story of a raindrop. Illus. By Yoshi Miyake.
    Mahwah, NJ : Troll Communications, 1996.
    ISBN 0-89375-583-4 (K-3)
  • Branley, Franklyn M. Down comes the rain. Illus. by James Graham Hale.
    New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 1997.
    (Let's-read-and-find-out science books)
    ISBN 0-06-025338-X (K-3)
  • Branley, Franklyn M. Flash, crash, rumble and roll.
    New York : Harper Collins, 1985. (Let's-read-and-find-out science books)
    ISBN 0-690-04425-9 (K-3)
  • Branley, Franklyn M. Hurricane watch.
    New York : Harper Collins, 1985. (Let's-read-and-find-out science books)
    ISBN 0-690-04471-2 (K-3)
  • Branley, Franklyn M. It's raining cats and dogs : all kinds of weather and why we have it.
    Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1987.
    ISBN 0-395-33070-X (K-2)
  • Branley, Franklyn M. Rain & hail. Rev. ed.
    New York : Thomas Y. Crowell, 1983. (Let's-read-and-find-out science books)
    ISBN 0-690-04353-8 (K-3)
  • Branley, Franklyn M. Snow is falling. Rev. ed. Illus. by Holly Keller.
    New York : Harper Collins, 1986. (Let's-read-and-find-out science books)
    ISBN 0-06-445058-9 (K-2)
  • Branley, Franklyn M. Tornado alert.
    New York : Harper Collins, 1988. (Let's-read-and-find-out science books)
    ISBN 0-690-04688-X (K-3)
  • Burby, Lisa N. Heat waves and droughts. 1st ed.
    New York : PowerKids Press, 1999.
    ISBN 0-8239-5292-4 (2-4)
  • Butler, Daphne et Denis-Paul Mawet. Pourquoi le vent souffle-t-il? Montréal : Les Éditions École Active, 1994.
    ISBN 2-89069-440-2 (K-3)
  • Butler, Daphne. What happens when wind blows?
    Austin, TX : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1996.
    ISBN 0-817241531 (K-3)
  • Cole, Joanna. The magic school bus inside a hurricane.
    New York : Scholastic Inc., 1995.
    ISBN 0-590-44686-X (K-3)
  • Cooper, Kay. Too many rabbits and other fingerplays : about animals, nature, weather and the universe.
    New York ; Toronto : Scholastic, 1995.
    ISBN 0-590-45564-8 (K-1)
  • Craig, Jean M. Questions and answers about weather.
    New York : Scholastic Inc., 1996.
    ISBN 0-59041142-X (K-3)
  • De Paola, Tomie. Clouds. Words and pictures by Tomie de Paola.
    New York : Holiday House, 1975.
    ISBN 0-8234-0259-2 (hc)
    ISBN 0-8234-0531-1 (pbk) (K-3)
  • DeWitt, Lynda. What will the weather be? Illus. by Carolyn Croll. New York : HarperCollins, 1991. (Let's-read-and-find-out science books)
    ISBN 0-06-021596-8 or
    ISBN 0-06-445113-5 (pbk) (K-3)
  • Evans, David and Claudette Williams. Seasons and weather.
    New York : Scholastic, Inc., 1993. (Let's explore science series)
    ISBN 0-590-74592-1 (K-3)
  • Gakken Co. Ltd. Staff. Wind and weather.
    New York : Time-Life, 1989. (A Child's first library of learning series)
    ISBN 0-8094-4829-7 (K-3)
  • Gibbons, Gail. Weather forecasting.
    New York : Four Winds Press, 1987.
    ISBN 0-02-737250-2 (K-3)
  • Gibbons, Gail. Weather words and what they mean.
    New York : Holiday House, 1990.
    ISBN 0-8234-0805-1 (K-3)
  • Gillis, Jennifer Storey. Puddle jumpers : fun weather projects for kids. Illustrations by Patti Delmonte.
    Pownal, Vt. : Storey Communications, 1996.
    ISBN 0-88266-938-9 (pbk) (2-4)
  • Hewitt, Sally. Weather.
    New York : Children's Press, 2000. (It's science!)
    ISBN 0-516-21657-0 (1-3)
  • Hiscock, Bruce. The big storm.
    New York : Atheneum, 1993.
    ISBN 0-689-31770-0 (2-4)
  • Hiscock, Bruce. When will it snow?
    New York : Atheneum, 1995.
    ISBN 0-689-31937-1 (2-4)
  • Hopkins, Lee Bennett. Weather. Poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins.
    New York : HarperCollins, 1994. (An I can read book)
    ISBN 0-06-021463-5 (K-2)
  • Humphrey, Paul. Weather. Illus. by roger Stewart and Shirley Tourret.
    London ; New York : Children's Press, 1997. (Step-by-step geography)
    ISBN 0-516-20238-3 (K-3)
  • Kalman, Bobbie and Janine Schaub. The air I breathe.
    New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., 1993. (Primary ecology)
    ISBN 0-86505-556-4 (K-3)
  • Krupp, Edwin C. The rainbow and you. Illus. by Robin Rector Krupp.
    New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2000.
    ISBN 0-688-15601-0 (2-4)
  • Llewellyn, Claire. Why do we have wind and rain?
    London : Hamlyn, 1995.
    ISBN 0-60058522 (K-3)
  • Mayes, Susan. What makes it rain?
    London : Usborne Pub., 1989.
    ISBN 1-851233237 (K-3)
  • The magic school bus kicks up a storm[videorecording]. (Based on the Magic school bus series by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen).
    [New York, N.Y.] : KidVision, 1999. (Scholastic's the magic school bus)
    1 videocassette (ca. 30 min).
    ISBN 1-568-32838-9 (K-3)
  • The magic school bus kicks up a storm : a book about weather. (From an episode of the animated TV series produced by Scholastic Productions, Inc. ; based on the Magic school bus books written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen)
    New York : Scholastic, Inc., 2000.
    ISBN 0-439-10275-8 (K-3)
  • Malam, John. Wacky weather. Illus. by Mike Foster. Toronto : Macmillan Canada, 1998, 1997. (How it works)
    ISBN 0-7715-7565-3 (2-4)
  • Martin, Terry. Pourquoi il y a des éclairs? : et autres questions sur la météo. Richmond Hill, Ont. : Éditions Scholastic, 1997.
    ISBN 0-590-16684-0 (K-3)
  • Martin, Terry. Why does lightning strike? : questions children ask about the weather.
    Richmond Hill, Ont. : Scholastic Canada, 1996.
    ISBN 0-590-24945-2 (K-3)
  • Owen, Andy. Rain. Andy Owen and Miranda Ashwell. Des Plaines, ILL : Heinemann Library, 1999. ((What is weather?)
    ISBN 1-57572-789-7 (K-3)
  • Owen, Andy. Watching the weather. Andy Owen and Miranda Ashwell.
    Des Plaines, Ill. : Heinemann Library, 1999. (What is weather?)
    ISBN 1-57572-792-7 (K-3)
  • Petty, Kate. People chase twisters. Illustrators, Peter Roberts and Jo Moore.
    Brookfield, Conn. : Copper Beech Books, 1998. (I didn't know that .)
    ISBN 0-7613-0715-X (lib. bdg.) or
    ISBN 0-7613-0647-1 (trade) (2-4)
  • Richardson, Joy. The weather.
    New York : Franklin Watts, 1992. (Picture science)
    ISBN 0-531-14164-0 (1-3)
  • Rowe, Julian and Molly Perham. Weather watch!
    Chicago : Children's Press, 1994. (First science)
    ISBN 0-516-48142-8 (1-4)
  • Simon, Seymour. Lightning.
    New York : Morrow, 1997.
    ISBN 0-688-14639-2 (hc) 0-688-16706-3 (pbk) (K-3)
  • Simon, Seymour. Storms.
    New York : Morrow, 1989.
    ISBN 0-688-07413-8 (hc) 0-688-11708-2 (pbk) (K-3)
  • Simon, Seymour. Tornadoes.
    New York : Morrow, 1999.
    ISBN 0-688-14646-5 (hc) 0-688-14647-3 (pbk) (2-4)
  • Simon, Seymour. Weather.
    New York : Morrow, 1993.
    ISBN 0-688-10547-5 (1-4)
  • Singer, Marilyn. On the same day in March : a tour of the world's weather. 1st ed.
    Illus. by Frané Lessac. [New York] : HarperCollins Publishers, 2000.
    ISBN 0-06-028187-1 (K-2)
  • Spier, Peter. Crash! Boom! Bang!
    Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1990.
    ISBN 0-385-26569-7 (K-2)
  • Wallace, Karen. Whatever the weather.
    Bolton, Ont. : Fenn Publishing Ltd., 1999. (Know it all readers. Level 1)
    (ISBN 1-55168-215-X (PreS-1)
  • Weather and climate [videorecording].
    [Mahwah, N.J.] : Troll Associates, 1977, 1986. 1 videocassette (ca. 25 min.). (K-3)

Junior Grades 4-6

  • Archer, Cheryl. Snow watch.
    Toronto : Kids Can Press, 1994.
    ISBN 1-55074-190-X (4-6)
  • Armbruster, Ann, and Elizabeth A. Taylor. Tornadoes.
    New York : Watts, 1993. (First books)
    ISBN 0-531-15666-4 (4-6)
  • Arnold, Caroline. El Niño : stormy weather for people and wildlife.
    New York : Clarion Books, 1998.
    ISBN 0-395-77602-3 (5-7)
  • Artell, Mike. Weather whys : questions, facts and riddles about weather.
    Glenview, IL : GoodYearBooks, 1995.
    ISBN 0-673-36173-X (4-6)
  • Asimov, Isaac. What's happening to the ozone layer?
    Milwaukee : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1992.
    ISBN 0-8368-0795-2 (4-5)
  • Beecroft, Simon. The new book of El Niño.
    Brookfield, Conn. : Copper Beech Books, 1999.
    ISBN 0-7613-0920-9 (lib. bdg.) or
    ISBN 0-7613-0797-4 (pbk.) (4-6)
  • Bender, Lionel. Heat and drought.
    Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1998. (Living with the weather)
    ISBN 0-8172-5051-4 (4-6)
  • Bianchi, John. Snow : learning for the fun of it.
    Newburgh, Ont. : Bungalo Books, 1992.
    ISBN 0-92185-09-4 (4-6)
  • Breen, Mark. The kids' book of weather forecasting : build a weather station, "read" the sky & make predictions. With meteorologist Mark Breen and Kathleen Friestad. Charlotte, VT : Williamson Publishing, 2000. (A Williamson kids can! Book)
    ISBN 1-885593-39-2 (4-6)
  • Buxton, John. Weather. [illustrated by John Buxton; written by Tom Kierein]
    Washington, DC : National Geographic Society, 1994.
    ISBN 0-7922-2782-4 (4-6)
  • Carroll, Colleen. The weather : sun, wind, snow, rain.
    1st ed. New York : Abbeville Kids, 1996. (How artists see)
    ISBN 0-7892-0031-7 or
    ISBN 0-7892-0478-9 (library ed.) (4-7)
  • Casey, Denise. Weather everywhere.
    New York : Macmillan, 1995.
    ISBN 0-02-717777-7 (4-6)
  • Christian, Spencer. Can it really rain frogs? the world's strangest weather events.
    New York : Wiley, 1997.
    ISBN 0-471-15290-0 (4-6)
  • Dickinson, Terence. Exploring the sky by day : the equinox guide to weather and the atmosphere.
    Camden East, ON : Camden House, 1989.
    ISBN 0-920656-73-0 (4-6)
    Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, 1997. (Reprint)
    ISBN 0-920656-71-4 (pbk) (4-6)
  • Elsom, Derek. Weather : an accessible guide that really explains the elements.
    London : Marshall Publishing, 1997. (Your world explained)
    ISBN 1-84028-158-8 (4-6)
  • Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corporation. The atmosphere in motion. [videorecording] Rev. ed.
    Chicago, IL : Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corporation, 1987.
    1 videocassette [14 min.]
    ISBN 0-83473-654-3 (5-8)
  • Farndon, John. Weather : how to watch and understand the weather and its changes.
    Toronto : Stoddart Pub. Co., 1992. (Eyewitness explorers)
    ISBN 0-7737-2581-4 New York : DK Publishing, 1992 ISBN 1-56458-019-9 (4-6)
  • Fergusson, Angus. The UV Index, weather & you : the UV Index Children's Sun Awareness Program : activity information guide.
    Downsview, ON : Science Assessment and Integration Branch, Meteorological Service of Canada, 2000.
    ISBN 0-662-28949-8 Govt. Cat. No. EN56-154/2000E (5-8)
  • Fergusson, Angus. L'indice UV, le temps & vous : Programme de l'indice UV pour la sensibilisation des enfants aux effets du soleil : guide d'activités d'information.
    Downsview, ON : Direction de l'évaluation et de l'intégration scientifique, Service météorologique du Canada, 2000.
    ISBN 0-662-84694-X Govt. Cat. No. EN56-154/2000F (5-8)
  • Flint, David. Météorologie et climat.
    Saint-Lambert, Québec : Héritage
    , 1994.
    ISBN 2-713016150 (4-6)
  • Flint, David. Weather and climate.
    London ; Toronto : Gloucester Press, 1991. (Hands on science)
    ISBN 0-531-17321-6 (4-6)
  • Ganeri, Anita. Weather.
    New York : Franklin Watts, 1993. (Nature detective)
    ISBN 0-531-14250-7 (4-6)
  • Harper, Suzanne. Clouds : from mare's tails to thunderheads.
    New York : Franklin Watts, 1997. (First books)
    ISBN 0-531-20291-7 (4-6)
  • Harper, Suzanne. Lightning.
    New York : Franklin Watts, 1997. (First books)
    ISBN 0-531-20290-9 (4-6)
  • Jennings, Terry. Weather.
    Jersey City, N.Y. : Park West Publications, 1999.
    ISBN 0-563-37382-2 (3-5)
  • Jones, Lorraine.
    Super science projects about weather and natural forces. New York: Rosen Publishing Group,2000. (Psyched for science)
    ISBN 0-8239-3105-6 (3-5)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Hazy skies : weather and the environment.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1997. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2530-5 (5-8)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Storm warning! : the power of tornadoes and hurricanes.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1993. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2527-5 (5-7)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Thunderbolt : learning about lightning.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1993. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2528-3 (5-7)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Weather watch : forecasting the weather.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1996. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2529-1 (5-7)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Weatherwise : learning about the weather.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1992. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2525-9 (5-7)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Wet weather : rain showers and snowfall.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1992. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2526-7 (5-7)
  • Kerrod, Robin. The weather.
    New York : Marshall Cavendish, 1994. (Let's investigate science)
    ISBN 1-85435-630-5 (4-6)
  • Kramer, Stephen. Avalanche.
    Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 1992.
    ISBN 0-87614-422-9 (4-6)
  • Kramer, Stephen. Eye of the storm : chasing tornadoes with Warren Faidley.
    New York : Putnam Pub. Group, 1999. ISBN 0-399-23029-2 (hc) (2-5)
    ISBN 0-698-11766-2 (pbk) (2-5)
  • Kramer, Stephen. Lightning.
    Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, 1992.
    ISBN 0-87614-659-0 (4-6)
  • Kramer, Stephen. Tornado.
    Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, 1992.
    ISBN 0-87614-660-4 (4-6)
  • Kramer, Stephen. Tornado : nature in action.
    Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, 1997.
    ISBN 1-57505-058-7 (4-6)
  • Lee, Sally. Hurricanes.
    New York : Franklin Watts, 1993. (First books)
    ISBN 0-531-15665-6) (4-6)
  • Lye, Keith. Temperate climates.
    Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1997.
    ISBN 0-81724-827-7 (4-6)
  • Jones, Lorraine.
    Super science projects about weather and natural forces. New York: Rosen Publishing Group,2000. (Psyched for science)
    ISBN 0-8239-3105-6 (3-5)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Hazy skies : weather and the environment.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1997. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2530-5 (5-8)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Storm warning! : the power of tornadoes and hurricanes.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1993. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2527-5 (5-7)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Thunderbolt : learning about lightning.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1993. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2528-3 (5-7)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Weather watch : forecasting the weather.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1996. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2529-1 (5-7)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Weatherwise : learning about the weather.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1992. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2525-9 (5-7)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D.W. Wet weather : rain showers and snowfall.
    Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, 1992. (How's the weather)
    ISBN 0-8225-2526-7 (5-7)
  • Kerrod, Robin. The weather.
    New York : Marshall Cavendish, 1994. (Let's investigate science)
    ISBN 1-85435-630-5 (4-6)
  • Kramer, Stephen. Avalanche.
    Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 1992.
    ISBN 0-87614-422-9 (4-6)
  • Kramer, Stephen. Eye of the storm : chasing tornadoes with Warren Faidley.
    New York : Putnam Pub. Group, 1999. ISBN 0-399-23029-2 (hc) (2-5)
    ISBN 0-698-11766-2 (pbk) (2-5)
  • Kramer, Stephen. Lightning.
    Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, 1992.
    ISBN 0-87614-659-0 (4-6)
  • Kramer, Stephen. Tornado.
    Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, 1992.
    ISBN 0-87614-660-4 (4-6)
  • Kramer, Stephen. Tornado : nature in action.
    Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, 1997.
    ISBN 1-57505-058-7 (4-6)
  • Lee, Sally. Hurricanes.
    New York : Franklin Watts, 1993. (First books)
    ISBN 0-531-15665-6) (4-6)
  • Lye, Keith. Temperate climates.
    Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1997.
    ISBN 0-81724-827-7 (4-6)
  • Petty, Kate et Jakki Wood. Le ciel et ses mystéres.
    Saint-Lambert, Québec : Héritage, 1994
    .
    ISBN 2-7130-1583-9 (4-6)
  • Petty, Kate and Jakki Wood. The sky above us.
    Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, 1993. (Around and about)
    ISBN 0-8120-1234-8 (4-6)
  • Rosado, Maria. Blizzards! And ice storms. 1st ed.
    New York : Simon spotlight, 1999. (The Weather channel presents)
    ISBN 0-689-82016-X (pbk.) (4-6)
  • Science in the air. Presented by World Book Encyclopedia.
    Chicago, IL : World Book, 1998. (How and why science)
    ISBN 0-7166-7111-5 (pbk.) (4-6)
  • Sky watchers guide to weather.
    Downsview, Ont. : Environment Canada, Ontario Region, 1998.
    ISBN 0-662-27032-0 Catalogue no.: En 21-180/1998E (5-8)
  • Steele, Philip. Snow and ice.
    Austin, TX : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1998. (Living with the weather)
    ISBN 0-8172-5052-2 (4-6)
  • Suzuki, David. Looking at weather.
    Toronto : Stoddart, 1990.
    ISBN 0-7737-5141-6 (4-6)
  • Suzuki, David. Looking at weather. [sound recording].
    Toronto : CNIB, 1993. 1 cassette. (4-6)
  • Suzuki, David. La température.
    St.-Lambert, Québec : Les Éditions Héritage, 1991
    .
    ISBN 2-7625-6406-9 (4-6)
  • Suzuki, David. You are the earth : from dinosaur breath to pizza from dirt.
    Vancouver : Greystone Books, 1999.
    ISBN 1-55054-751-8 (4-6)
  • Swanson, Diane. The day of the twelve story wave : grinding glaciers, howling hurricanes, spewing volcanoes, and other awesome forces of nature.
    Vancouver ; Toronto : Whitecap Books, 1995.
    ISBN 1-55110-374-5 (4-6)
  • Taylor, Barbara. Le temps et le climat.
    [adaptation française, Véronique Bussolin]
    Bonneuil-les-Eaux ,[France] : Gamma ; Montréal, Qué. : École active
    , [1997?].
    (Flash info) ISBN 2-71301-809-9 (Gamma).
    ISBN 2-890695484 (École active)
  • Taylor, Barbara. Wind and weather.
    New York : Franklin Watts, 1991. (Science starters)
    ISBN 0-531-14184-5 (4-6)
  • Taylor, Barbara. Weather and climate. 1st American ed.
    New York : Kingfisher Books, 1993. (Young discovers)
    ISBN 1-856-97940-7 (4-6)
  • Le Temps et la météo.
    Aartselaar, Belgique : Éditions Chantecler, 1989. (Regarde autour de toi)

    ISBN 2-8034-1772-3 (3-6)
  • Twist, Clint. Ice caps & glaciers.
    New York ; Toronto : Gloucester Press, 1992. (Hands on science)
    ISBN 0-531-17396-8 (4-6)
  • Twist, Clint. Hurricanes and storms.
    Danbury, CT : Children's Press, 1992. (Repairing the damage)
    ISBN 0-02-789685-4 (4-6)
  • VanCleave, Janice Pratt. Janice VanCleave's weather : mind-boggling experiments you can turn into science fair projects.
    New York : John Wiley, 1995. (Spectacular Science Projects)
    ISBN 0-471-03231-X (4-6)
  • Walker, Sally M. Water up, water down : the hydrologic cycle.
    Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, 1992.
    ISBN 0-87614-695-7 (4-6)
  • Ward, Alan. Sky and weather.
    New York ; Toronto : Franklin Watts, 1993. (Project science)
    ISBN 0-531-14176-4 (4-6)
  • Weather's fury! a kid's guide to Xtreme forces[videorecording].
    (Hosted by Spencer Christian).
    Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, 1998.
    1 videocassette [25 min.]
    ISBN 1-57225-151-4 (4-7)
  • Wilson, Francis. The weather pop-up book.
    New York : Little Simon, 1987.
    ISBN 0-671-63699-5 (3-6)
  • Wilson, Francis. Le grand livre animé de la météo.
    [Saint-Lambert, Qué.] : Héritage, 1989. (Héritage jeunesse)

    ISBN 2-762-55242-3 (3-6)
  • Wood, Jenny. Storm.
    Austin, TX : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1993 (Violent earth)
    ISBN 1-56847-002-9 (3-7)
  • Wood, Jenny. Storms : facts, stories, projects.
    New York : Puffin Books, 1990.
    ISBN 0-14-034466-7 (4-7)
  • Wyatt, Valerie. Weather : frequently asked questions. Illus. by Brian Share.
    Toronto : Kids Can Press, 2000.
    ISBN 1-55074-582-4 (hc) or
    ISBN 1-55074-815-7 (pbk.) (3-5)
  • Wyatt, Valerie. Weather watch.
    Don Mills, Ont. : Addison-Wesley, 1990.
    ISBN 0-201154-04-8
  • Wyatt, Valerie. La météo.
    St.-Lambert, Québec : Les Éditions Héritage
    , 1991.
    ISBN 2-762-56563-4 (4-6)
  • Wyma, Brenda. Weather. Illus. by Diane Valko.
    Cypress, CA : Creative Teaching Press, 1995. (Investigations in science)
    ISBN 0-003-48280-2 (4-7)
  • Yolen, Jane. Weather report : poems selected by Jane Yolen.
    Honesdale, Penn. : Wordsong, 1993.
    ISBN 1-56397-101-1 (4-6)

Intermediate and Senior Grades 7-12

(Younger students will enjoy the illustrations.)

  • Canada. Environment Canada. Ice storm '98 : January 4-10, 1998. [Downsview,], Ont. : Environment Canada, Specialized Clients and Partners Branch, 1998 or 1999].
    Also available over the Internet at: http://www.msc-smc.ec.gc.ca/nwsd/OtherPub/ ice_storm/index_e.cfm
  • Canada. Environnement Canada. Tempête du 4 au 10 janvier 1998. [Downsview], Ont. : Environnement Canada, Direction générale des services, les clients et les partenaires, [1998 ou 1999].
    Also available over the Internet at: http://www.msc-scm.ec.gc.ca/nwsd/OtherPub/ ice_storm/index_f.cfm
  • Carpenter, Clive. The changing world of weather.
    New York : Facts on File, 1991.
    ISBN 0-8160-2521-5 (7-12)
  • Climate change presentation kit. [CD-ROM format].
    [Washington, D.C. : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 199-?]
    1 computer optical laser disc. Some files in PDF format ; slide presentation formatted to run on PowerPoint.
  • Cosgrove, Brian. Le temps qu'il fera. Paris : Gallimard, 1990.
    ISBN 2070565521 (7-12)
  • Cosgrove, Brian. Weather.
    Toronto : Stoddart, 1991. (Eyewitness books series)
    ISBN 0-7733-2461-3 (7-12)
  • Crowder, Bob. The wonders of weather. [Melbourne, Vict., Australia] : Bureau of Meteorology, 2000.
    ISBN 0-6423-7357-4
    (N.B.: This book contains excellent information on weather and weather patterns, but the reader should be aware that many of the concepts are described from the perspective of the Southern Hemisphere.)
  • Day, John A. Peterson first guide to clouds and weather.
    Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
    ISBN 0-395-56268-6 (7-Adult)
  • Global warming : hot times ahead? [videorecording]
    [Calif.?] : Churchill Films ; Edmonton : Access Network, 1990.
    1 videocassette (23 min.) Access Network ID No. BPN 331101 (7-Adult)
  • Gold, Susan Dudley. Blame it on El Niño. Expert review by David Adamec, NASA oceanographer.
    Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 2000
    ISBN 0-7398-1376-5 (6-10)
  • Hodgson, Michael. Weather forecasting 2nd ed.
    Guildford, CT : Globe Pequat Press, 1999. (Basic essentials)
    ISBN 0-7627-0478-0 (7-10)
  • Kahl, Jonathan D. National Audubon Society first field guide. Weather.
    New York : Scholastic Press, 1998. ISBN 0-590-05469-4 (hc) or
    ISBN 0-590-05488-0 (pbk) (7-12)
  • Mason, John. Weather and climate.
    Morristown, NJ : Silver Burdett, 1991.
    ISBN 0-382-24255-4 (5-8)
  • McMillan, Bruce. The weather sky.
    New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1991.
    ISBN 0-374-38261-1 (6-12)
  • Murphree, Tom. Watching weather. Tom Murphree and Mary K. Miller with the Exploratorium.
    New York : Henry Holt & Co., 1998. (The accidental scientist)
    ISBN 0-8050-4542-2 (7-12)
  • Project ATMOSPHERE. Clouds : teacher guide.
    Washington, DC : Project ATMOSPHERE, American Meteorological Society,1993. (10 and up)
  • Project ATMOSPHERE. Global climate change (Teacher's guide). Washington, DC : Project ATMOSPHERE, American Meteorological Society, 1992. (10 and up)
  • Project ATMOSPHERE. Glossary of weather and climate with related oceanic and hydrologic terms.
    Boston, Mass. : Project ATMOSPHERE, American Meteorological Society,
    ISBN 1-878220-21-7 (10 and up)
  • Project ATMOSPHERE. Hazardous weather (Teacher's guide). Washington, DC : Project ATMOSPHERE, American Meteorological Society, 1992. (10 and up)
  • Project ATMOSPHERE. Look up! An atmosphere education source for teachers.
    Washington, DC : Project ATMOSPHERE, American Meteorological Society, 1992. (contains the Aug./Sept. 1992 issue of Weatherwise) (10 and up)
  • Project ATMOSPHERE. Water vapor : unseen weather. [videorecording].
    Washington, DC : Project ATMOSPHERE, American Meteorological Society, 1993. 1 videocassette (15min., 40sec.) (10 and up)
  • Project ATMOSPHERE. Water vapor and the water cycle (Teacher's guide). Washington , DC : Project ATMOSPHERE, American Meteorological Society, 1993. (10 and up)
  • Ramsey, Dan. Weather forecasting : a young meteorologist's guide. New York : McGraw-Hill (TAB Books), 1990. ISBN 0-8306-8338-0 (7-12)
  • Sciencepower 10 : science, technology, society, environment.
    Toronto : McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2001.
    ISBN 0-07-560363-2 (9-12)
  • Tesar, Jenny E. Global warming.
    New York : Facts on File, 1991.
    ISBN 0-816-02490-1 (7-12)
  • Violent Earth. [CD-ROM format].
    Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland Multimedia, 1995. 1 computer laser optical disc ; 1 User guide & curriculum notes.
  • Weather Channel (Television Station). Everything weather : the essential guide to the
    whys & wonders of weather
    . [CD-ROM format].
    Livonia, Mich. : The Weather Channel Education Dept., 1995, 1996.
    1 computer laser optical disc.
  • Watt, F. Weather and climate.
    Tulsa, OK : EDC (Usborne), 1992. (Science and experiments series)
    ISBN 0-88110-511-2 (pbk.), 0-7460-0683-7 (hard cover) (6-12)

Adult and Teacher Reference

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    Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 1998.
    ISBN 0-7710-6100-5
  • Abley, Mark. Stories from the ice storm. (Edited by Mark Abley.)
    Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 1999.
    ISBN 0-7710-0653-5 (bound)
    ISBN 0-7710-0654-3 (pbk)
  • Ahrens, C. Donald. Meteorology today : an introduction to weather, climate and the environment. 5th ed.
    St. Paul, MN : West Pub. Co., 1994.
    ISBN 0-314-02779-3
  • Allen, W.T.R. Wind and sea : state of sea photographs for the Beaufort wind scale = Le vent et la mer : photographies de l'état de la mer pour l'échelle de Beaufort. [Ottawa] : Environment Canada, Atmospheric Environment Service = Environnement Canada, Service de l'environnement atmosph l'environnement atmosphérique, 1983.
    ISBN 0-660-52328-0 Gov't Cat. No. En56-62/1983
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    www.wul.qc.ec.gc.ca/meteo/documentation/marine/echelle_beaufort_a.html)
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  • Bluestein, Howard B. Tornado alley : monster storms of the Great Plains.
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    St. John's, Nfld. : Breakwater Books Ltd., 1995.
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    ISBN 0-521-77081-5
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    Gov't. Cat. No. En56-134/1999E
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    1 videocassette (47 min.)
    ISBN 1-894524-03-9
  • CJOH-TV. Ice storm '98 : the power to cope. [videorecording]
    [Scarborough, Ont.] : Baton CTV News, 1998.
    1 videocassette [36 min.]
  • Crépeau, Pierre. Pointing at the wind : the weather-vane collection of the Canadian
    Museum of Civilization
    . with the assistance of Pauline Portelance. Hull, Quebec : Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1990.
    ISBN 0-660-12904-3.
    Gov't Cat. No. NM98-3/68-1990E
  • Crépeau, Pierre. Signes des vents : la collection de girouettes du Musé canadien des
    civilisations
    . avec le concours de Pauline Portelance.
    Hull, Québec : Musé canadien des civilisations, 1990.

    ISBN 0-660-90296-6
    Gov't. Cat. No. NM98-3/68-1990F
  • DeBlieu, Jan. Wind : how the flow of air has shaped life, myth, and the land.
    Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
    ISBN 0-395-78033-0
  • Dunlop, Storm. A dictionary of weather.
    Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
    ISBN 0-19-280063-9
  • Eden, Philip and Clint Twist. Weather facts.
    Willowdale, ON : Firefly Books, 1995.
    ISBN 1-895565-64-2
  • Encyclopedia of climate and weather. Ed. by Stephen H. Schneider.
    New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-19-509485-9 (set)
  • Engelbert, Phillis. The complete weather resource. (4 vol. set)
    Detroit, Mich. : UXL, 1997-2000.
    ISBN 0-8103-9787-0 (set)
  • Faidley, Warren. Storm chaser [videorecording].
    Atlanta : Weather Channel, 1996.
    1 videocassette (55min.)
  • Faidley, Warren. Storm chaser : in pursuit of untamed skies.
    Atlanta : Weather Channel, 1996.
    ISBN 1-888763-00-0
  • Fleming, James Rodger. Historical perspectives on climate change. New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-19-507870-5
  • Freier, G. D. Weather proverbs : how 600 proverbs, sayings, and poems accurately explain our weather . rev. ed.
    Tucson, AZ : Fisher Books, 1992.
    ISBN 1-55561-045-5
  • Freier, George D. Weather proverbs and quotes.
    New York : Random House, 1999.
    ISBN 0-517-20194-1
  • Goldstein, Mel. The complete idiot's guide to weather.
    New York : Alpha Books ; Distr. by Macmillan, 1999. ISBN 0-02-862709-1
  • Graedel, T.E. Atmosphere, climate and change.
    New York : Scientific American Library, 1995.
    ISBN 0-7167-5049-X
  • The Great Lakes marine weather kit for safe boating[multimedia].
    [Downsview, Ont. ; Hamilton, Ont.] : Environment Canada, Ontario Region, 1998.
    1 videocassette, 1 vol.
    ISBN 0-660-17262-3 (set).
    Gov't Cat. No. En56-125/1-1998E.
  • Haggerty, Don. Rhymes to predict the weather.
    Seattle, WA : Springmeadow Publishers, 1985.
    ISBN 0-9614703-0-5
  • Hamm, Jim. The air we breathe. [videorecording].
    Montreal, Que. : National Film Board of Canada, 1996.
    1 videocassette (48 min., 43sec.) Cat. No. 9196-017
  • Heidorn, Keith. The Weather Doctor's almanac 2000.
    Victoria, B.C. : Spectrum Educational Enterprises, 2000.
  • Heidorn, Keith. The Weather Doctor 1998. [electronic publication] Victoria, B.C. : Spectrum Educational Enterprises, 2000.
  • Hengeveld, Henry. Understanding atmospheric change.
    Ottawa : Environment Canada, 1991. (SOE Report No. 91-2)
    ISBN O- 662-18687-7 : SSC Cat, No. EN1-11/91-2E
  • Hengeveld, Henry. Comprendre l'atmosphère en évolution.
    Ottawa : Environnement Canada, 1992. (Rapport EDE No. 91-2)
    ISBN 0-662-96769-0 ; SSC Cat. No. EN1-11/91-2F
  • Hodgson, Michael. Weather forecasting. 2nd ed. Illus. by Devin Wick. Old Saybrook, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, 1999. (Basic essentials)
  • Hurricane! [videorecording]. Written, produced and directed by Larry Eagle and Thomas Lucas, for WGBH EF Television in Boston, Mass.
    [Livonia, Mich. : The Weather Channel], 1989. (Nova television program) 1 cassette [60 min.]
    ISBN 1-88473-864-8 (Caution : some disturbing images)
  • "Hurricane" : a familiarization booklet. Rev ed.
    [Silver Springs, MD] : U.S Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service, 1993.
    Gov't pub. No. NOAA PA 91001
  • Images of meteorology. [CD-ROM format].
    [Edinburgh : Dept. of Meteorology, University of Edinburgh, 1996?]
    1 computer laser optical disc. Information on software found at: http://www.met.ed.ac.uk/calmet/
  • Kramer, Stephen P. Eye of the storm : chasing storms with Warren Faidley. Photographs by Warren Faidley.
    New York : G.P. Putnam's & Sons, 1997.
    ISBN 0-399-23029-7
  • Lange, Owen S. The wind came all ways : a quest to understand the winds, waves and
    weather in the Georgia Basin
    .
    Vancouver, B.C. : Environment Canada, Atmospheric Environment Service, 1998.
    ISBN 0-660-17517-7. Gov't Cat. No. En56-74/1998E.
  • Lehr, Paul E., et al. Weather : air masses, slouds, rainfall, storms, weather maps, climate.
    New York : Golden Books, 1987. (Golden guides) ISBN 0-307-24051-7
  • Lockhart, Gary. The weather companion : an album of meteorological history, science, legend, and folklore.
    New York : John Wiley & Sons, 1988.
    ISBN 0-471-62079-3
  • Ludlum, David M. National Audubon Society field guide to North American weather.
    New York : A.A. Knopf : Distr. By Random House, 1991. (National Audubon Society field guide series) ISBN 0-6794-0851-7
  • Lyons, Walter A. The handy weather answer book.
    Detroit, MI : Visible Ink Press, 1997.
    ISBN 0-7876-1034-8
  • Miller, Albert. Elements of meteorology. 4th ed. Reprint ed.
    Columbus, OH : C.E. Merrill Pub. Co., 1983.
    ISBN 0-318-39709-9
  • Monmonier, Mark. Air apparent : how meteorologists learned to map, predict, and dramatize weather.
    Chicago, ; London, : University of Chicago Press, 1999.
    ISBN 0-226-53422-7
  • National Film Board of Canada. The northern lights[videorecording].
    Edmonton, : National Film Board (distributor), 1992.
    1 videocassette (48 min., 38 sec.) Cat. No. 9192-041
  • National Geographic Society. Cyclone![videorecording].
    Washington, DC : National Geographic Society, 1995.
    1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.)
    ISBN 0-7922-1979-1
  • National Geophysical Data Center (U.S.). 1998 Atlantic hurricanes. [slide set]
    Boulder, CO : National Geophysical Data Center, 2000. (20 slides)
    NOAA/NGDC product code # GO1940-SLI-A0001
  • National Geophysical Data Center (U.S.). 1998 Northwest Pacific hurricanes. [slide set]
    Boulder, CO : National Geophysical Data Center, 2000. (18 slides)
    NOAA/NGDC product code # GO1943-SLI-A0001
  • National Geophysical Data Center (U.S.). The most intense tropical storms of 1998. [wall poster]
    Boulder, CO : National Geophysical Data Center, 2000. (14 images, 2' x 3')
    NOAA/NGDC product # GO1937-POS-A0001
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    Genève, Suisse : OMM, 1994. [OMM No. 799]

    ISBN 92-63-20799-2
  • Organisation météorologique mondiale. En première ligne : Les services
    météorologiques publics
    .
    Genève, Suisse : OMM, 1994. [OMM No. 816]

    ISBN 92-63-20816-6
  • Organisation météorologique mondiale. Météo et sports.
    Genève, Suisse : OMM, 1996. [OMM No. 835]

    ISBN 92-63-20835-2
  • Organisation météorologique mondiale. Observer l'environnement de la planète :
    le temps, le climat, l'eau
    .
    Genève, Suisse : OMM, 1994. [OMM No. 796]

    ISBN 92-63-20796-8
  • Organisation météorologique mondiale. L'OMM et le réchauffement mondial.
    Genève, Suisse : OMM, 1990. (OMM No. 741)

    ISBN 92-63-20741-0
  • Organisation météorologique mondiale. Le temps, le climat et la santé.
    Genève, Suisse : OMM, 1999. (OMM No. 892)

    ISBN 92-63-20892-1
  • Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development. The Canadian environmental education catalogue : a guide to selected resources and materials.
    Drayton Valley, Alta. : The Pembina Institute, 1991. ISBN 0-921-71907-8
  • Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development. Who's who in environmental education.
    Drayton Valley, Alta. : The Pembina Institute, 1993.
  • Phillips, D.W. Blame it on the weather : strange Canadian weather facts.
    Toronto, Ont. : Key Porter, 1998.
    ISBN 1-55013-968-1
  • Phillips, D.W. Canadian weather trivia calendar.
    Downsview, Ont. : Environment Canada, 2001.
  • Phillips, D.W. L'Almanach météorologique canadien.
    Downsview, Ont. : Environment Canada, 2001.
  • Phillips D.W. The climates of Canada.
    Ottawa, Ont. : Environment Canada, 1990.
    ISBN 0-660-13459-4
  • Phillips D.W. Les climats du Canada.
    Ottawa, Ont. : Environnement Canada, 1990.
    ISBN 0-660-92845-0
  • Phillips D.W. The day Niagara Falls ran dry! Canadian weather facts and trivia.
    Toronto, Ont. : Key Porter Books, 1993.
    ISBN 1-55013-491-4
  • Pielke, Roger A. Hurricanes : their nature and impacts on society.
    Roger A. Pielke , Jr. And Roger A. Pielke, Sr.
    New York : John Wiley & Sons, 1997.
    ISBN 0-471-97354-8
  • Pommainville, Pierre. AWARE : aviation weather . playing by the rules.
    [Saint-Laurent, Qué] : Environment Canada, Quebec Region, 1996.
    ISBN 0-660-16445-0.
    Gov't Cat. No. En56-84/1996E.
  • Pommainville, Pierre. MÉTAVI : tout sur les règles du jeu en météo aviation.
    [Saint-Laurent. Qué.] : Environnement Canada, Région du Québec, 1996.

    ISBN 0-660-95253-X. Gov't Cat. No. En56-84/1996F.
  • Posey, Carl A. The living earth book of wind & weather.
    Pleasantville, NY ; Montreal : Readers' Digest Association, Inc., 1994.
    ISBN 0-89577-625-1
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    Canberra, Australia : CSIRO Office of Space Science & Applications, 1996-
    1 disc issued annually.
  • Reynolds, Ross. Cambridge guide to the weather.
    Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
    ISBN 0-521-77489-6
  • Rosenfeld, Jeffrey O. Eye of the storm : inside the world's deadliest hurricanes, tornadoes, and blizzards.
    New York : Plenum Press, 1999.
    ISBN 0-306-46014-9
  • Rubin, Louis D. The weather wizard's cloud book : how you can forecast the weather accurately and easily by reading the clouds. Louis D. Rubin and Jim Duncan.
    Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books, 1984, 1989. ISBN 0-912-69710-5
  • Schaefer, Vincent. A field guide to the atmosphere.
    Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1981. 1983. (Peterson field guide series, no. 26)
    ISBN 0-395-24080-8 and ISBN 0-395-33033-5
  • Scorer, Richard. Spacious skies. Photos by Arjen Verkaik.
    London : David & Charles, 1989.
    ISBN 0-7153-9139-9
  • Sorbjan, Zbigniew. Hands-on meteorology : Stories, theories and simple experiments.
    Boston, Mass. : American Meteorological Society, 1996.
    ISBN 1-87220-20-9
  • Soul of the sky : exploring the human side of weather. Edited and compiled by Dave Thurlow and C. Ralph Adler.
    North Conway, NH : Mount Washington Observatory, 1999.
    ISBN 0-931134-99-4
  • Stevens, William K. The change in the weather : people, weather, and the science of climate.
    New York : Delacorte Press, 1999.
    ISBN 0-385-32012-4
  • Stull, Roland B. Meteorology for scientists and engineers. 2nd ed. Pacific Grove, CA : Brooks/Cole Thomson Pub., 2000.
    ISBN 0-534-37214-7
  • Tornado! Hurricane! Flood! : wonders of weather[videorecording].
    Discovery Communications, Inc., 1996.
    1 videocassette [ca. 60 min.]
    ISBN 1-5633-457-6
  • Tornado video classics : the ultimate tornado experience. [videorecording] Edited version.
    [St. Johnsbury, VT] : Environmental Films, 1994.
    1 videocassette [ ca. 90 min] (Caution : some disturbing images)
  • La trousse d'information sur les conditions météorologiques maritimes sur les Grands Lacs pour la sécurité nautique[ensemble multi-supports].
    [Downsview, Ont. ; Hamilton, Ont.] : Environnement Canada, Région de l'Ontario, [1998].
    1 videocassette, 1 v.
    ISBN 0-660-95817-1 (complet).
    Gov't Cat. No. En56-125/1-1009F
  • Verkaik, Arjen. Manuel de l'observateur de temps violent. Éd. Rev. Elmwood, Ont. : Whirlwind Books, 2000.
    ISBN 0-9681537-3-9
  • Verkaik, Arjen. Severe weather watcher handbook. Rev. ed.
    Elmwood, Ont. : Whirlwind Books, 2000.
    ISBN 0-968153702-0
  • Verkaik, Arjen. Le vent, les temps, les vagues : guides des conditions météorologiques
    maritimes sur les Grands Lacs
    . (Aussi inclus dans: La trousse d'information sur les conditions météorologiques maritimes sur les Grands Lacs pour la sécurité nautique).
    [Downsview, Ont. ; Hamilton, Ont.] : Environnement Canada, Région de l'Ontario, 1998.
    ISBN 0-660-95936-4.
    Gov't Cat. No. En56-125/2-1998F.
  • Verkaik, Arjen. Wind, weather & waves : a guide to marine weather in the Great Lakes
    region
    . (Also included with: The Great Lakes marine weather kit for safer boating).
    [Downsview, Ont. ; Hamilton, Ont.] : Environment Canada, Ontario Region, 1998.
    ISBN 0-660-17436-7.
    Gov't Cat. No. En56-125/2-1998E.
  • Verkaik, Jerrine. Under the whirlwind : everything you need to know about tornadoes but didn't know who to ask.
    Elmwood, Ont. : Whirlwind Books, 1997.
    ISBN 0-9681537-0-4
  • Watts, Alan. The weather handbook. 2nd ed.
    Dobbs Ferry, NY : Sheridan House, 1999.
    ISBN 1-574-09081-X
  • Weather Channel (Television Station). Hurricane tracking kit.
    [Livonia, Mich.] : the Weather Channel, [199-?]
    1 map, 1 black felt-tipped marking pen.

  • Weather tracker's kit : explore the changing forces of nature. CD-ROM ed. Philadelphia, PA : Running Pr., 1995. ISBN 1-56138-641-3
    1 computer laser optical disc ; 1 handbook, ;1 observation weather station,
    1 cloud chart. (Handbook written by Gregory C. Aaron.)
  • Weather tracker's kit : exploring the changing forces of nature. (Discovery kit series) Philadelphia, PA : Running Pr., 1991.
    ISBN 0-87471-998-X
    1 handbook ; 1 observation station ; 1 cloud chart.
    (Handbook written by Gregory C. Aaron.)
  • Wheaton, Elaine. But it's a dry cold : weathering the Canadian Prairies. Calgary : Fifth House Publishers, 1998.
    ISBN 1-894004-01-9
  • Williams, Jack. The weather book. 2nd.ed.
    New York : Vintage Books ; Toronto : Random House of Canada, 1997.
    ISBN 0-679776-65-6
  • World Meteorological Organization. Climate and human health. Geneva, Switzerland : WMO, 1996. (WMO No. 843)
    ISBN 92-63-10843-9
  • World Meteorological Organization. A Decade against natural disasters.
    Geneva, Switzerland : WMO, 1994. [WMO No. 799] ISBN No. 92-63-10799-8
  • World Meteorological Organization. Observing the world's environment : weather, climate & water.
    Geneva, Switzerland : WMO, 1994. [WMO No. 796] ISBN 92-63-10769-3
  • World Meteorological Organization. On the front line : Public Weather Services.
    Geneva, Switzerland : WMO, 1994. (WMO No. 816) ISBN 92-63-10816-1
  • World Meteorological Organization. Weather and sports.
    Geneva, Switzerland : WMO, 1996. (WMO No. 835) ISBN 92-63-10835-8
  • World Meteorological Organization. Weather, climate and health.
    Geneva, Switzerland : WMO, 1999. (WMO No. 892) ISBN 92-63-10892-7
  • World Meteorological Organization. WMO and global warming.
    Geneva, Switzerland : WMO, 1990. (WMO No. 741) ISBN 92-63-10741-6
  • World Meteorological Organization. WMO and the ozone issue.
    Geneva, Switzerland : WMO, 1992. (WMO No. 778) ISBN 92-63-10778-5

Internet Websites on Weather and Science

  • Specific Sites on Weather-Related Topics and Publications
  • www.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca: Bilingual Environment Canada Weather site, showing current conditions across the country, local 7-day forecasts, satellite imagery, etc.
  • http://www.ec.gc.ca/Publications/ : Environment Canada, All Regions Fact Sheets on weather and climate-related topics.
  • www.cmos.ca : Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society homepage contains a link under Education - Schools to a series of classroom activites about Weather by Dave Phillips.
  • www.atmos.uiuc.edu/ : Great all-round Meteorology Education site from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • www.ametsoc.org/dstreme : American Meteorological Society site has a program on Weather Education for grades K-12.
  • www.islandnet.com/~see/weather/doctor.htm: The Weather Doctor's website by Keith Heidorn is a great site for interesting information on weather events and phenomena, people in weather, effects of weather, book reviews, etc.
  • www.ucar.edu/40th/webweather: A great website for kids from the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Lots of activities and information.
  • www.nsidc.org/NSIDC/EDUCATION: The U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center has links to some great educational sites dealing with snow, ice, glaciers and polar regions. Kids will have lots of fun "playing in the snow" here.
  • www.pmel.noaa.gov/toga-tao/el-nino/: NOAA site gives excellent background information and current status of El Nino and La Nina.
  • www.elnino.noaa.gov/edu.html: El Nino site also provides links to several other El Nino Educational Sites.
  • www.weather.unisys.com/hurricane: Excellent hurricane database.
  • www.tornadoproject.com : Excellent site for tornado information.
  • www.worldclimate.com : Interesting site shows what the weather is normally like in thousands of places world-wide.
  • www.usatoday.com/weather/wfront.htm: One of the best all-round weather education sites with explanations in easily understandable terms. Also gives world weather conditions and forecasts.
  • www.great-lakes.net : An excellent site with lots of information relating to the Great Lakes themselves and the surrounding region.

Resource Sites for Teachers

  • http://www.cbc.ca/archives/teachers/ : The CBC's website for teachers includes some excellent information and resources.
  • http://www.2learn.ca/ : This website from Alberta includes ideas for teachers and provides links to other sites with lesson plans and other activities.
  • http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/ : U. S. National Weather Service, Central Region's Education website with weather information and lesson plans for teachers.
  • www.education.noaa.gov : NOAA's website for teachers includes information on weather, climate change, oceans and satellites, and gives links to many other useful sites.
  • http://www2.ucar.edu/education-professional-training: The Education and Outreach website from the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research has great tips for teachers and lesson plans for all grade levels from K-12.
  • www.met.fsu.edu/explores/resources.html: The "Explores" website provides links to sites providing curricula information and learning activites.
  • www.bom.gov.au/lam/ : The Australian Bureau of Meteorology website contains a comprehensive educational section on weather . Of special interest to students and teachers, and also the general public.
  • www.explorescience.com : An exciting site that lets you design your own snowflake or learn about the Doppler effect, among many other experiments.
  • www.science.ca : The Great Canadian Scientists page with the "Ask a Scientist" feature.

Useful National and International Meteorology-Related Sites

  • www.ec.gc.ca: Environment Canada's "Green Lane" with links to Regional Offices and EC publications.
  • www.msc-smc.ec.gc.ca : Meteorological Service of Canada homepage with links to its services and publications.
  • www.noaa.gov : U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) homepage with links to many different services and current issues.
  • www.metoffice.gov.uk: British Met. Office homepage with information on weather in Britain, Europe and around the world.
  • www.meteo.fr : Météo France homepage with information on local weather and links to other European weather sites.
  • www.bom.gov.au (In French only): Australia's Bureau of Meteorology homepage, with weather information from the Southern Hemisphere.
  • www.wmo.ch : World Meteorological Organization (WMO) homepage with links to many different national weather services around the world.
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