Examine infrared images that show variation in surface temperature
http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es1705/es1705page01.cfm?chapter_no=visualization

NASA Earth Observatory, Exploring Earth


Find a somewhat blurry Flash animation exhibiting five years worth of surface average temperatures. Note seasonal land/water temperature contrasts. The animation can be paused and rewound to emphasize important points.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Special Interest: Complex Systems
Climate Literacy Principles: Natural Variability and Change:Solar Intensity Variations, Temperature PatternsKeyword: seasons