Stephen Nodvin, Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts
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- Complementary to other CLEAN selected resources about the carbon cycle.
- Could be used in addition to reading the material and looking at a static diagram as an introduction to the global carbon cycle.
- This animation would be an improvement for auditory learners over reading the caption themselves.
About the Science
- High-level overview of the global carbon cycle.
- Splits up the aquatic and terrestrial cycles and links them back together through rivers in the end.
- One of a group of animations on climate and energy topics.
- Comments from expert scientist: The overall concept of the carbon cycle was explained clearly.
- This animation would work well in a introductory course to the basics of carbon cycling.
About the Pedagogy
- Good concise narrative of the carbon cycle by a pleasant speaking voice.
- Narrator reads a description of the global carbon cycle while animated arrows move from air to ocean, ocean to air, air to soil, showing sources and sinks of carbon.
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