141
Published in 2017
Forests cover about 30% of the planet, but deforestation is clearing these essential habitats on a massive scale. What is deforestation? Find out the causes, effects, and solutions to deforestation.
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Published in 2017
A total solar eclipse happens somewhere on Earth once every year or two. What is an eclipse? Learn more about how solar eclipses happen, the four types of eclipses, and how to view the sun safely if you're within the path of totality.
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143
Published in 2017
Oceans serve as the planet's largest habitat and also help to regulate the global climate. But why is the ocean salty? And how is climate impacting the ocean? Find out more about the ocean, including the consequences of and potential solutions to these changes.
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144
Published in 2016
Mars, the fourth planet from the sun, has been a source of intrigue throughout human history. Recent NASA exploratory expeditions revealed some of the planet's biggest mysteries. This video explains what makes Mars so different fro mEarth and what would happen if humans lived there.
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145
Published in 2015
Tornadoes, nearly three-quarters of which occur within the US, are unpredictable and can cause massive damage. New tools and data are helping scientists learn more about when they might form and what paths they might take.
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Published in 2017
Pluto is one of the most mysterious and controversial celestial objects in the solar system. Find out what most mystifies scientists and stargazers about this dwarf planet.
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147
Published in 2015
Tsunamis are giant, powerful waves most often caused by earthquakes beneath the ocean floor. Their incredible power can destroy entire communities, then drag the debris out to sea. This video shows what causes tsunamis and the importance of evacuating any area under a tsunami alert.
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148
Published in 2015
Meteor showers bring interplanetary debris, ranging from pebbles to boulders, into Earth's atmosphere. Find out how these dazzling displays come about.
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Published in 2015
Climate Change is a real and serious issue. In this video Bill Nye, the Science Guy, explains what causes climate change, how it affects our planet, why we need to act promptly to mitigate its effects, and how each of us can contribute to a solution.
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150
Published in 2015
Daylight saving time is the practice of setting the clocks forward one hour during the spring and back again in the fall in order to take advantage of natural daylight. It has both benefits and negative consequences. This video helps you understand all of them.
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151
Published in 2013
Explore and experience the forces that shape the world around us. Learn the warning signs of an avalanche before it's triggered.
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152
Published in 2012
Explore and experience the forces that shape the world around us. No natural disaster in America has caused more death and destruction than floods.
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153
Published in 2012
Explore and experience the forces that shape the world around us. Find out how hurricanes can be so destructive.
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Using elevation and image data returned by Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), this animation takes the viewer on a virtual tour of the Moon. The viewer flies over the lunar terrain, coming in for close looks at a variety of interesting sites. Sites were chosen to illustrate a wide variety of lunar...
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Discover the ways in which air and water interact in a vast complex system. This video clip illustrates the interconnections between rising sea levels, forest fires, droughts, heat waves, typhoons, powerful storms, and flooding.
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156
Published in 2017
What gives Velcro its stick? Why does pollen make some people sneeze? And, how pure is the salt that we put on our food? In this episode of STEM Flicks, explore the role that microscopy plays in our everyday lives. Discover how scientists and engineers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory use...
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live and work in space? Follow astronauts on the International Space Station in a series of videos as they explain their daily routines. Educators can use this series of videos and resources to enhance K-12 science, technology, engineering, and...
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158
Published in 2013
This video demonstrates that you can find beauty in every day objects, right at the end of a microscope lens.
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159
Published in 2017
This video shows a GoPro camera entrapped by slow-moving lava, but it survives!
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160
Published in 2017
Here are 10 remarkable images captured by NASA's Cassini Mission.
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