Jack Cook, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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4.3 Fossil and bio fuels contain energy captured from sunlight.
2.5 Energy moves between reservoirs.
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2.7 Effects of changes in Earth's energy system .
3.5 Ecosystems are affected by availability of energy..
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- There is not a scientifically thorough explanation behind each component of the interactive, so this would need to be accompanied with extra notes or other forms of explanation for students.
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- Simple diagram of the carbon cycle.
- Descriptions of the science at each component are rather brief.
- Comments from expert scientist: Accurate description of the carbon cycle from a credible agency. I liked how simple the model was, but I also liked how you could interact with it to find more details. Very good description of the carbon cycle, but lacks depth and could use additional content.
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