Check out this the Arctic and Earth SIGNs video to explore how climate models are used in climate change research.
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Students will use coloring sheets to create a color coded model of El Niño. If the Data Literacy Map Cube is used with this, students should color their models first.
Learn how the JASON-2 satellite measures ocean heights for a variety of purposes including monitoring of El Niño.
Teachers, these mini lessons/student activities are perfect "warm up" tasks that can be used as a hook, bellringer, exit slip, etc.