Predicting Patterns: What Does La NiÃa Look Like?

This is an activity designed to allow students who have been exposed to the El NiÃo-Southern Oscillation to analyze the La NiÃa mechanism and predict its outcomes in a case study format.

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Cynthia M. Fadem
InTeGrate; SERC

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Teaching Tips

This activity can stand alone or be combined with other activities that are connected to this one. Educators can use the parts that are most relevant to their situation.

Consider discussing the answers to the summary questions with the group instead of having students answer them individually.

This activity can be paired with another case study that examines the global impacts of ENSO [link

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