Give students a head start in both science and organization. This unique and innovative new series pairs practical Information with useful learning tools in the form of graphic organizers. Each book features a subject pulled directly from the K-4 Earth science curriculum plus nine graphic organizers that highlight facts about each chapter topic. Venn diagrams, charts, concept webs, maps, timelines, and more are used to present facts and to show students how these tools can be used for learning. Color photographs are included to support chapter text and illustrate the topics students are reading about. Students will realize that even the hardest concepts can be broken down into pieces of Information that are easy to learn and remember. Students will enjoy learning about weather as they discover the potential of graphic organizers as study aids. All they have to do is walk outside to put what they're learning into perspective! Heat, precipitation, and clouds are some of the many parts of weather that come to life in this book. Seasons, climates, and wind are explained with maps and charts that will help kids to understand how weather works and why it all begins with the Sun. From gentle mist to furious thunderstorms, weather is brought to life through graphic organizers.