Students will learn about the weather, sun's effect on the atmosphere, air pressure, water cycle, wind, clouds, severe weather, mapping weather, weather fronts, and climate with this book in the Expanding Science Skills Series. Each lesson includes a teacher information page with national standards, concepts, science process skills, lesson components (including readings, assessment, activities, materials lists, and more), extension activities, and a real-world application. Student pages provide information and essential vocabulary for the lesson; a quick check of student comprehension; hands-on activities, and reading investigation through labs, models, and exploration activities. 78 reproducible pages, softcover. Glossary and answer key are included. Grades 5-8.