This animated visualization of precession, eccentricity, and obliquity is simple and straightforward, provides text explanations, and is a good starting place for those new to Milankovitch cycles.
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Great addition to lesson about Milankovitch cycles and orbital forcing.
The orbital parameters that are responsible for the Milankovitch cycles are visualized in this animation.
The following resources are more advanced with more layers for exploration. These should be used after students have a basic understanding of the parameters.
The below link is for a more interactive explanation of the orbital parameters of Earth, and other planets:
Use the below Applet for investigation of the cycles overlapped with temperature data. This is good to use after the students understand the basic principles of the cycles.
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Animation illustrates complex concepts and will help students understand these orbital parameters. Images are sized somewhat small. Accompanying text is concise and helpful.
Animations are small and need to be projected for use in a classroom.