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El Nino: Making Sense of the Weather DLESE Reviewed Collection
This description of the El Nino pattern in the eastern Pacific is from NASA's Earth Science Enterprise. In addition to text and diagrams, it provides three weather related activities for lab or classroom.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lab activity
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Map
    • Photograph
    • Video
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Ecology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-304
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • B - Physical science:
        • Transfer of energy
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
    • 9-12:
      • B - Physical science:
        • Interactions of energy and matter
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Sharon Sample
NASA - SAIC Information Services