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Kids' Fun and Games - Climate Science from the Southeast Pacific

Not many people have heard of the Southeast Pacific. That's just the area that includes parts of Peru, Chile, and the Pacific Ocean. Scientists are going to study that area in depth. They will learn about the climate of that large region. Then they'll be able to understand the Earth's whole climate system better. There will be a big team of scientists all working together to make this study a success. They will use many instruments, even ships and airplanes!

And they will write postcards about their exciting experiences! Explore these games and activities to learn more about this interesting study. Most are available in three levels - Advanced, Intermediate, and Beginner. Try Advanced for a real challenge (use the top button bar to change level)!

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The Clouds and Atmosphere Word Search

Crossword Puzzle - Climate Science from the Southeast Pacific

Crossword Puzzle - General Climate

Crossword Puzzle - Weather

The Motions of the Ocean Word Search

Learn more about the climate of the Southeast Pacific with our Flash interactive

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