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This textbook chapter describes the processes through which El Niño and La Niña conditions emerge. The resource includes an animation of ocean currents, and links to current news articles, and a suite of pre- and post-unit assessments. A teacher's guide supports classroom use. This is the eighth chapter in the unit, Energy Flow, exploring the transfer of energy between the atmosphere, oceans, land, and living things over short and long timescales. The resource is part of Global System Science (GSS), an interdisciplinary course for high school students that emphasizes how scientists from a wide variety of fields work together to understand significant problems of global impact.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Oceanography,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123359479T,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Earth Science,Physical sciences:Energy,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Climate,Atmospheric science,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Atmosphere,The nature of science:Science and society,History of science,Informal Education,Economic consequences,Walker circulation,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Earth's energy budget,History/Policy/Law,Physics,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Ocean and water,Earth system science,Ocean circulation,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Weather,Geoscience

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    English

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