What Is a Heat Wave?

What Is a Heat Wave?

by Robin Johnson
What Is a Heat Wave?

What Is a Heat Wave?

by Robin Johnson


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This informative book shows young readers how and why long periods of hot weather occur, where and when heat waves happen most often, and how extreme heat can be dangerous to people and animals. Readers will also learn about water shortages, droughts, and fire hazards, the equipment that meteorologists use to forecast heat waves, and techniques to stay safe during times of extreme heat.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778724353
Publisher: Crabtree Classics
Publication date: 04/15/2016
Series: Severe Weather Close-Up Series
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 590L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

Golden Sun 4

What is weather? 6

The atmosphere 8

What is a heat wave? 10

Summer heat 12

Droughts 14

Heat dangers 16

Keep your cool 18

Studying weather 20

Cool experiment! 22

Learning more 23

Words to know and Index 24

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