New NSTA Kids book introduces children to the science and beauty of clouds

Time You See a Cloud
introduces young scientists to the
wonders of the fluffy, floaty puffs right above their heads. Published
, a division of NSTA
, the book is the latest in an award-winning series that helps
children and grown-ups alike experience what’s remarkable in nature.

Full of vivid photographs and engaging text, Next Time You See a Cloud
prompts kids to enjoy reading about the science behind clouds while
observing their changing shapes and sizes. It raises questions such as:
What are clouds made of? Why are they white? Which kinds of clouds mean
rain is on the way? If you could go inside a cloud, could you jump on it
like a trampoline?

Author Emily Morgan is an educator who knows how to connect with
children both intellectually and emotionally. A former elementary and
middle school teacher, she is a coauthor of the Picture-Perfect
series and the “Teaching Through Trade Books” column in Science
and Children
, NSTA’s elementary-level journal.

You can browse sample
of this new book for free at the NSTA
Science Store website
. The 32-page book is priced at $12.95
and discount-priced for NSTA members at $10.36. (Stock #PB329X8,
ISBN #978-1-938946-36-3) The book is also available in a hardcover
edition for $18.95 and discount-priced for NSTA members at $15.16.
(Stock #PB329X8L, ISBN #978-1-941316-32-0)

For additional information or to purchase Next Time You See a Cloud
and other books from NSTA
, visit the NSTA
Science Store
. To order by phone, call 800-277-5300 between 9 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET weekdays.

About NSTA

The Arlington, VA-based National
Science Teachers Association
is the largest professional
organization in the world promoting excellence in science teaching and
learning, preschool through college. NSTA’s membership includes
approximately 55,000 science teachers, science supervisors,
administrators, scientists, business representatives, and others
involved in science education.

produces 25 to 30 new books and e-books each year.
Focused on the preK–college market and specifically aimed at teachers of
science, NSTA Press titles offer a unique blend of accurate scientific
content and sound teaching strategies. Follow NSTA Press on Facebook
for the latest information and new book releases.


Kate Falk, 703-312-9211