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Voyager for Kids

Science questions from kids of all ages are answered by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, scientists. Ask one yourself here for a chance to win a Scripps t-shirt!

waves crashing over a pier Voyager: When we have an El Niño, it usually means more rain in southern California. Are other areas affected the same way?
Submitted by the National Ocean Sciences Bowl team at the Preuss School, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
Jan 18, 2007
lightning over a city Voyager: What causes the "high pressure" and "low pressure" the weatherman is always talking about?
Submitted by the National Ocean Sciences Bowl team at the Preuss School, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
Jan 16, 2007
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