Professor Figgy's Weather and Climate Science Lab for Kids

ebook 52 Family-Friendly Activities Exploring Meteorology, Earth Systems, and Climate Change · Lab for Kids

By Jim Noonan

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Professor Figgy's Weather and Climate Science Lab for Kids provides 52 exciting projects and educational activities, both inside and outside the home, to explore the fascinating, ever-changing, and universal subject of weather.
As champion of educational fun Jim Noonan (aka Professor Figgy) guides you through the topics of weather and climate through fun and easy activities, he also teaches the importance of affecting change in the world, through the lens of our climate's uncertain future.
With a foreword by DIY trailblazer Martha Stewart, this comprehensive, hands-on weather and climate learning resource collects captivating activities covering subjects such as:
  • The Atmosphere
  • Sun & Clouds
  • Wind & Rain
  • Severe Weather
  • Pollution & Climate Change

  • Each experiment includes:
  • Easy-to-find Tools & Materials
  • Safety Tips & Tricks
  • Step-by-step How-To Instructions
  • The Science Behind the Fun
  • And, a bit of a trivia—featuring people of interest, historical events, and facts and figures that ground the ideas in the real world and diversify the learning experience

  • The popular Lab for Kids series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, geology, math, and even how to create your own circus—all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.

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