Tracking El Nino
Students explore upwelling and changes in sea temperature as factors in creating El Nino. They mark on maps three locations where they predict El Nino conditions could occur.
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New Review Hurricanes and Global Climate Change
Don't blow past a resource on hurricanes. The lesson and activity focus on the effect that El Nino and atmospheric carbon dioxide have on hurricanes, both in terms of frequency and intensity. Scholars build on basic hurricane knowledge...
7th - 12th Science
New Review What Can Tree Rings Tell Us About Climate?
Tree rings are slightly thicker on the south side of the tree because it receives more sunlight. Part two in a series of five lessons helps learners analyze tree rings to determine the environmental conditions that caused size...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Changing Planet: Rising Ocean Temperatures - Rising Sea Levels
As an anticipatory set, young environmental technicians watch a video about how ocean temperatures seem to be changing along with the global climate. They perform a laboratory demonstration with the purpose of observing what happens to...
5th - 9th Science