When the weather forecasters say it will snow next week, do you ever wonder: how do they know? It's natural to be curious about how the world works, and here's an outstanding opportunity for children (and adults!) to learn about the tools and science of weather forecasting. This behind-the scenes look at a modern weather station answers basic questions children frequently ask. This book is filled with great opportunities for building vocabulary about measurement tools, instruments, types of clouds, and lots more. Paperback, 32 pages. Ages 5-8.