Whatever the Weather

Science Experiments and Art Activities That Explore the Wonders of Weather
The weather around us offers a perfect starting point for exploring nature: paint in the rain, send kites soaring in the wind, build ice orbs, and become a snowflake scientist. The engaging science experiments and open-ended art activities in this book provide a hands-on approach to exploring and understanding the weather we experience every day. This guide to weather science encourages creativity, questioning, and a spirit of curiosity; it will inspire a sense of wonder and adventure—no matter what the day brings.
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Author Bio
Annie RiechmannAnnie Riechmann is an educator and unabashed nature lover. Her many years of experience in education have taken her from coast to coast, where she has taught in both rural and urban settings. These experiences have given her a unique perspective on ways that families can connect to nature, no matter where they live. Annie is the creator of Alphabet Glue, an e-magazine for families who love books, and an advocate for outdoor education in public schools. She is the mother of young naturalists herself and is not shy about her love of kitchen-table science! She lives in Massachusetts with her family.
Dawn Smith

Dawn Suzette Smith is a self-taught naturalist and trained educator. For the past fifteen years she has worked to promote children’s connection with nature and lifelong love of outdoor pursuits for both physical and mental health. Her writing and photography have been featured in various print and online magazines and books, and in exhibits with the National Park Service. Dawn currently homeschools two curious nature lovers and leads nature walks year-round to help families connect with nature through child-led nature study in the wild forests and along the rugged coastline of Nova Scotia, Canada. She can often be found under a shade tree with her kids watching clouds pass by and shadows dance.

Details
Imprint: Roost
ISBN: 9781611802313
Publication Date: 03/04/2016
Page Count: 216
Size: 6.5 x 8
Praise

"Curiosity about weather shouldn’t end with a weather report. Whatever the Weather explores the whys of weather while having fun with creative science experiments, art projects, and activities that the whole family can enjoy." —Cassi Griffin, creator of The Crafty Crow

"Parents, children, and educators are certain to love breezing through Whatever the Weather, which also happens to be perfect for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) curriculum. Riechmann and Smith offer hands-on explorations and experiments involving weather, each combined with scientific content and the opportunity for artful creativity. Toss in open skies and fresh air, and this book provides limitless benefits for bodies and brains of all ages, year-round, whatever the weather." —Jennifer Ward, author of I Love Dirt!

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