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   Understanding the Weather DVD
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    Description: Our lives are affected by weather in innumerable ways. And, while weather is a force we cannot control, we can learn enough to predict its fury. This program explores the many factors that create the weather systems we experience every day.
    Awards:
    • Telly Awards "Finalist"

    • International Film & Video Festival "Silver Screen Award"

    • American Corporate Video Awards "Silver Award"


    Price: $59.95
    Copyright: ©2004
    Format: 1 DVD
    Length:25 minutes
    UPC:69394 0193132
    Learning Objectives: 1) Students will learn about the importance of the study of weather and about the importance of weather prediction.
    2) Students will understand what weather is and they'll learn how it functions on Earth.
    3) Students will become familiar with clouds, air masses, fronts, and forms of severe weather.

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    Review:
    "Skillfully narrated by an adult male, the ten weather topics presented are an excellent introduction to or review of a weather unit. The topics covered include: What is weather?, Where does our weather occur?, Why is it important to study weather?, What is the function of weather on Earth?, Air Masses, Fronts, Variables of Weather, Clouds, Severe Weather, and How we Predict Weather. The examples for each type of weather are well chosen, making the video appropriate for viewers in all geographic areas. Weather terms are well described verbally as well as in graphics to accommodate different learning styles. A mixture of live-action combined with animation and graphics assures that this fast-paced production holds the attention of viewers in the targeted age group. The program may be used successfully for group or individual viewing. The aural quality and technical aspects are very good, and the learning objectives are well met. An excellent purchase for school science curriculums and for public libraries with home school collections."
    SOURCE: School Library Journal, November 2000 Issue
    AUTHOR: Kathy Drummer, formerly Newcastle Middle School, WY
    Reproduced, with permission from School Library Journal Copyright
    By Cahners Business Information
    A Division of Reed Elsevier Inc.
    Special Features:
    Region Free

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