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Whip up some El Nino pudding!
This resource introduces El Nino, bridging from simple artist diagrams to satellite imagery. An activity has students recreate El Nino conditions in edible, tasty pudding.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Climatology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-924
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Changes in earth and sky
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Changes in environments
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
        • Populations, resources, environments
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'The Space Place'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, The Space Place