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Joanne Simpson: Magnificent Meteorologist Jill C. Wheeler

Joanne Simpson: Magnificent Meteorologist

Jill C. Wheeler

Published August 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781614800859
ebook
34 pages
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In this title, examine the life of adventurous cloud explorer and weather pioneer Joanne Simpson. Readers will enjoy digging into Simpsons personal story, beginning with her childhood flying planes out of Boston and sailing boats at Cape Cod.MoreIn this title, examine the life of adventurous cloud explorer and weather pioneer Joanne Simpson. Readers will enjoy digging into Simpsons personal story, beginning with her childhood flying planes out of Boston and sailing boats at Cape Cod. Students can trace Simpsons success, from her education at the University of Chicago and research at Woods Hole to her work on Project Stormfury with the National Weather Bureau and the development of the TRMM satellite with NASA. Engaging text and photos offer insight on meteorology topics such as cloud formation, hurricanes, tropical rainfall, and more. While a timeline, glossary, and index supplement the text, an entertaining science activity allows readers their own hands-on experience based on the science that inspired this womans groundbreaking career. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.