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This free, standards-based, online publication, developed for middle school science teachers, explores our weather. What is the difference between weather and climate? What do the oceans have to do with them? Weather is the day-to-day state of the atmosphere and its short-term (minutes to weeks) variation. Climate is typically described by the regional patterns of seasonal temperature and precipitation over 30 years.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-02-07 14:04:51
Alternate Title Middle School Portal
Description This free, standards-based, online publication, developed for middle school science teachers, explores our weather. What is the difference between weather and climate? What do the oceans have to do with them? Weather is the day-to-day state of the atmosphere and its short-term (minutes to weeks) variation. Climate is typically described by the regional patterns of seasonal temperature and precipitation over 30 years.
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Resource Type
Format
Subject
Source National Science Digital Library (NSDL)
Keyword Middle school, National Science Education Standards, Weather
Selector Selection Committee
Date Of Record Creation 2011-02-07 13:56:04
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2011-02-07 17:36:44
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-02-07 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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