Examine infrared images that show variation in surface temperature

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 Patterns
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric ScienceKeyword: seasons