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El Nino - Making Sense of the Weather DLESE Reviewed Collection
This page describes El Nino and the Southern Oscillation and how they may contribute to severe weather and the destruction of sensitive ecosystems such as coral reefs. It features text, pictures, scientific illustrations, and links to satellite information and weather-related science activities.
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
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-2583
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:
Contributor: Sharon Sample
NASA Mission To Planet Earth (MTPE) SAIC