Exploring Earth, TERC
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- Useful for studying the relationship between direction and temperature of ocean surface currents and local and regional climate.
About the Science
- This visualization shows location, temperature (cold vs warm), and direction of surface ocean currents. There is an option to overlay global wind currents.
- Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
About the Pedagogy
- Overlay of wind currents presents additional layer of complexity that needs to be unpacked to make sense to students.
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