Teacher’s Questions for Climate’s Troublesome Kids

SCIENCE

Before reading:

1. What’s the difference between climate and weather?

2. Explain what you know about the climate events El Niño and La Niña.

During reading:

1. During an El Niño, what happens to the northern trade winds in the Pacific Ocean? How does this impact sea surface temperatures in the Pacific?

2. What does “Southern Oscillation” refer to?

3. During a La Niña, what happens to the northern trade winds in the Pacific Ocean? How does this impact sea surface temperatures i...

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