By Robert Gardner
Learn approximately barometers, humidity, snowflakes, and extra with the good climate technology experiments during this publication. Authors Robert Gardner and Salvatore Tocci consultant readers via their most sensible climate technological know-how experiments utilizing full-color illustrations. Many experiments comprise principles for a student's technology reasonable.
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6: Can You Make Rain? 7: Can You Make a Cloud? 9: How Far Away Is the Storm? 1: How Does a Rainbow Form? 5: Preventing Snow From Melting Materials: Further Reading Internet Addresses Index Note to Our Readers Copyright More Books from Enslow INTRODUCTION When you hear the word science, do you think of a person in a white lab coat surrounded by beakers of bubbling liquids, specialized lab equipment, and computers? What exactly is science? Maybe you think science is only a subject you learn in school.
How does the splash pattern made when the drop lands change as the height increases? Do you reach a height after which the pattern does not change? Does the kind of surface the drop lands on affect the splash pattern? To find out, you can let the drops fall on wood, aluminum foil, various soils, concrete, and other kinds of material. Try letting the drops fall on waxed paper. Because waxed paper repels water, you might expect the splash pattern to be different. Try to predict what the pattern will be like.
B) Before a rain, tie the large collecting container to a vertical stake in an open area. TABLE 2. S. cities to nearest millimeter (or inch). C. 991 (39) Jacksonville, Florida 1,295 (51) Miami, Florida 1,422 (56) Atlanta, Georgia 1,295 (51) Honolulu, Hawaii 559 (22) Boise, Idaho 305 (12) Chicago, Illinois 914 (36) Indianapolis, Indiana 1,016 (40) Des Moines, Iowa 838 (33) Lexington, Kentucky 1,143 (45) New Orleans, Louisiana 1,575 (62) Portland, Maine 1,041 (41) Baltimore, Maryland 1,067 (42) Boston, Massachusetts 1,067 (42) Detroit, Michigan 838 (33) Duluth, Minnesota 762 (30) Jackson, Mississippi 1,397 (55) Kansas City, Missouri 965 (38) Helena, Montana 305 (12) Omaha, Nebraska 762 (30) Reno, Nevada 203 (8) Atlantic City, New Jersey 1,016 (40) Albany, New York 914 (36) Raleigh, North Carolina 1,041 (41) Bismark, North Dakota 381 (15) Cleveland, Ohio 940 (37) Portland, Oregon 914 (36) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,041 (41) Providence, Rhode Island 1,168 (46) Charleston, South Carolina 1,321 (52) Rapid City, South Dakota 432 (17) Memphis, Tennessee 1,321 (52) Houston, Texas 1,168 (46) Burlington, Vermont 864 (34) Richmond, Virginia 1,092 (43) Seattle-Tacoma, Washington 940 (37) Milwaukee, Wisconsin 838 (33) Lander, Wyoming 330 (13) FIGURE 7: The water cycle: Water evaporates into the atmosphere as a gas.