The following books and websites contain additional information, activities, and enrichment options. The books may be available through publishers, distributors such as bookstores or online retailers, or library systems.

For Students

The Best Book of Weather
Simon Adams, Kingfisher, 2001
Down Comes the Rain
Franklyn Branley, Harper, 1997
Shapes in the Sky
Josepha Sherman, Picture Window, 2004
Sunshine Makes the Seasons
Franklyn Branley, Harper, 2005
Alice Flanagan, Compass Point, 2001
The Weather Watcher
David Conrad, Compass Point, 2002

For Teachers

Extreme Weather: A Guide and Record Book
Christopher C. Burt, W. W. Norton & Company, 2004
Weather: A Visual Guide
Bruce Buckley, Edward J. Hopkins, Richard Whitaker, Firefly Books Ltd., 2004
The Weather Detectives: Fun-Filled Facts, Experiments, and Activities for Kids
Mark Eubank, Mark A. Hicks (illustrator), Gibbs Smith, Publisher, 2004


Dan's Wild Wild Weather Page
Meteorology Library
National Weather Service
The Weather Channel

For additional websites, see the Best of the Net feature at and sites recommended by the National Science Teachers Association at