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Showing Grade 9, Unit 3, Physical Geography: Weather and Climate
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An El Nino Theme Page

http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/tao/elnino/nino-home.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a good explanation of basic the El Nino phenomena with backup graphics.

Comments: This is an award winning site maintained by the U.S.Dept of Commerce / NOAA / PMEL / TAO

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 215

Arctic Theme Page

http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Arctic Theme Page developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides access to widely distributed Arctic data and information for scientists, students, teachers, academia, managers, decision makers and the general public.

Comments: Numerous maps and graphics support the text at this site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 296

Desert Tour

http://www.field-trips.org/tours/sci/desert/_tourlaunch5.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This online tour leads you to the major deserts of the world. Learn how each is unique and yet shares characteristics with the others. After you have traveled the world, link to sites that discuss how human beings have increased the area of the world now classified as desert. Standards 1.2.4 and 3.1.1

Comments: This site can be used large screen for presentations and is a model of how students might create a virtual tour. Use this site for English Learners.

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 935

El Nino Bibliographies:

http://www.lib.noaa.gov/edocs/elnino.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site is the best source of bibliographies on the topic of El Nino on the Internet.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1053

El Nino Theme Page

http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/toga-tao/el-nino/home.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This resource answers questions about El Nino and connects the user to weather and other information related to El Nino conditions.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1054

El Nino: A Child of the Tropics

http://library.thinkquest.org/20901/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Learn what El Ni o is and how scientists are eager to discover the reasons behind the changes it causes in temperature and precipitation patterns.

Comments: Good examples of student's communicating effectively. This is student research, so it may not be authoritative.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1055

El Nino: Making Sense Of The Weather

http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/archive/nino/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: El Nino, an abnormal warming of surface ocean waters in the eastern tropical Pacific, is one part of what's called the Southern Oscillation. Find out how El Nino affects you and why it's important.

Comments: National Geography Standard 7: Knows the physical processes that shape patterns on Earth's surface.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1056

Environmental Protection Agency's Global Warming Web Site

http://yosemite.epa.gov/oar/globalwarming.nsf/content/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is information pertaining to the science of global warming and current and projected impacts of global warming. Standard 11.11.5

Comments: If you are looking for information on "climate change," "the greenhouse effect," or "global warming, " you've come to the right place.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1107

Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE)

http://www.globe.gov/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: GLOBE is worldwide network of students, teachers, and scientists working together to study and understand the global environment.

Comments: Students and teachers from over 4000 schools in over 55 countries are working with research scientists to learn more about our planet.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1389

It's a Breeze: How Air Pressure Affects You

http://kids.mtpe.hq.nasa.gov/archive/air_pressure/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Find out how air pressure affects you and why it's important.

Comments: National Geography Standard 7: Knows the physical process that shape patterns on Earth's surface.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1787

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