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El Nino
Great Lakes
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A - Newspaper Use

  1. Collect the weather maps from your newspaper for one week.  Glue or staple each one on a sheet of paper.  After each day, make a prediction what the weather patterns well be for the next day.  Check the weather map to see if you are correct.
  2. Collect news articles about weather and its effects on areas and people.  Summarize each article.

B - Observations

  1. Record the types of clouds you see each day for five days (or longer).  Draw and label each type. 
  2. Visit for pictures and explanations of cloud types:                     
  3. Make a list of all the lyrics or song titles that are about weather.