FC: My little Book of Weather and Climate
1: Table of Contents What is Climate? What is weather? A Warm and Sunny Day Rainy Days Burr...It's Cold! Windy Days
2: What is Climate? Climate is the average weather usually taken over a 30-year time period for a particular region and time period. Climate is not the same as weather, but rather, it is what we see and expect for that area or the average pattern of weather for a particular region.
3: What is Weather? Weather is all of the changes that happen in the air. Water, air, and the sun's heat work together to make weather.
4: Warm and sunny weather is | when the sun is high in the sky and there are few clouds. Many people enjoy sunny days outdoors. | On a warm and sunny day, people like to wear shorts and sandals.
5: What do you like to do on warm and sunny days?
6: Rain is tiny drops of water falling from the sky. Falling rain can be fast or slow. Rain can have big water drops or produce lite sprinkles. | Rain happens in the spring and people like to wear rain boots and use umbrellas.
7: What do you like to do on rainy days?
8: Cold weather sometimes brings snow and ice. Snow and ice is frozen water. When it is cold, people like to stay indoors. Some like to be outside. People wear jackets, hats and sometimes mittens to keep warm.
9: What do you like to do on a cold day? If there is snow outside, do you like to play in the snow?
10: Wind is the air in our Earth that is always on the move. Some winds are very strong. Gale winds can blow people off their feet. | Soft and gentle winds are called breezes.
11: What do you like to do on windy days?