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From violent hurricanes and electrical storms to baking sunshine and torrential rain, realize the ability and sweetness of the elements. supplying a different advent to nature via strong visuals, the attention ask yourself reference sequence used to be built for kids prepared for first books concerning the wildlife. Full-color images is paired with sincerely written textual content to construct a origin for complex exploration, aiding express kids a beautiful new view of the realm.

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Daily forecasts are quite accurate, but figuring out what the weather will do over weeks and months is much harder. Up, up, and away Watched by curious penguins, this scientist is releasing a weather balloon over Antarctica. The instruments attached to it measure temperature, wind, and moisture, and radio the results back to Earth. 40 Ground stations Forecasting facts This weather station is located in the state of Idaho. Spy satellites Hundreds of weather satellites orbit Earth, recording pictures and data.

Fossil fuels (like coal) create the most smoke when they are burned to produce electricity. 42 Rising water When the temperature rises by even a little, polar ice caps start to melt and affect our oceans. Scientists are afraid that if too much ice disappears, polar bears will lose much of their hunting ground. As well as warming the air, pollution damages the layer of ozone that surrounds Earth. Ozone is a bluish gas that helps to block out the Sun’s ultraviolet rays. re h t h ea Dangerous exposure no er Th rth and s outh poles.

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