Weather Series Learning Resource Guide
Learning Resource Guide
Altamont Pass Wind Farm
Located in the Altamont Pass of the Diablo Range is one of the oldest wind farms in
the U.S. and the largest concentration of wind turbines in the world. See how wind
Accessible from Highway 580.
The Cloudspotter’s Guide: the Science, History, and Culture of Clouds
by Gavin Pretor-Pinney -- An official publication of the Cloud Appreciation Society.
Available from the San Jose Public Library.
Divine Wind: the History and Science of Hurricanes
by Kerry A. Emanuel -- Available from the San Jose Public Library.
National Weather Service
The National Weather Service (NWS) is a component of the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NWS provides weather, water, and climate data,
forecasts, and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the
national economy. Be sure to explore the links under education.
Weather: A Visual Guide
by Bruce Buckley -- Available from the San Jose Public Library.
Web Weather for Kids
Web Weather for Kids is hosted by the University Corporation for Atmospheric
Research and features safety tips, stories, games, and activities to try at home.