El Niño and La Niña are important climatic phenomena that impact the climate globally causing flooding and droughts, as well as changes in seasonal weather. These learning activities will prepare students for collecting data and support integration of MND with GLOBE in your curriculum.
There are a variety of student activities and reports focused on El Niño, or ENSO. Some of them are highlighted below.
Interested in collecting data about the featured phenomenon at your school? Explore the GLOBE protocols (data collection procedures) and student datasheets below that support your students' investigations.
What in the World is Happening to Our Climate? This storybook follows the GLOBE Kids as they take an adventure and learn that climate change affects the whole world, from the tropics to the poles.
GLOBE is a great source of information related to the El Niño Southern Oscillation, or ENSO. It sponsors field campaigns designed to study the effects of ENSO with students and citizen scientists; the most recent campaign ended in 2018.
The Hydrosphere is the water component of our planet, and includes liquid water, ice and vapor.
Garonne, a River Under Surveillance Project Overview: