III. Identify global patterns of atmospheric movement, including El Nino, the Gulf Stream, the jet stream, the Coriolis effect, and global winds that influence local weather.


El Nino - Video in science folder (4:30)

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El Nino (Affect on our weather) - Video in scienc folder (47 sec)



JET STREAM
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GULF STREAM

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CORIOLIS EFFECT

Definition: The Coriolis effect results from earth's rotation causing freely moving objects to veer toward
the right in the Northern Hemisphere and to the left in the Southern Hemisphere. It effects things like
wind, ocean currents, airplanes, missiles, but does not effect toilets or sinks.