Did you ever wonder how weather forecasters predict the weather? This program looks at how meteorologists gather and interpret current weather data. Students will be introduced to everything from weather maps, weather stations and satellites to airplanes, weather ships and weather balloons. Students will also learn how to read a meteorological weather map and see the office of the National Weather Service. One of six volumes in the Weather Fundamentals DVD Series in the Schlessinger Science Library. Part of the Schlessinger Science Library in Action Collection. This title correlates to the National Science Education Standards for Earth and Space Science -- structure of Earth's system, Earth's history and Earth in the solar system. A Teacher's Guide is included and available online that features additional information on the topic, vocabulary words, discussion questions, follow-up activities and lists of recommended books and Internet resources. 23 minutes. Grades 4 to 7.