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Published in 2015
Volcanoes are as dangerous as they are majestic. Over 50 eruptions rock our planet every year. This video helps you understand what causes volcanoes to form and erupt -- and shows where they are most likely to be found.
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Plate tectonics is the unifying theory of Earth science and explains many of the major features of how our planet operates. It accounts for Earth's history including the distribution of life and past climate change.
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Published in 1995
Bill Nye talks about rocks and soils. Season 3 Episode 4.
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Published in 1998
Bill Nye talks about erosion. Season 5 Episode 14.
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Published in 2016
Transport yourself to Rocky Mountain National Park, with all its sights and sounds, in this immersive geology lesson.
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By eChalk
This stunning tablet and iPad enabled resource gives you an interactive globe og the Earth with a wide range of geographic, demographic, and statistical maps.
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These lesson plans are designed to accompany the Digital Shaded-Relief Map of Pennsylvania and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Land Cover Map, both published by the United States Geological Survey and the Pennsylvania Geological Survey. They were written by experienced educators who created...
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GEOCOAST aims to broadcast educational videos about Ireland's coastal and marine environments with particular focus on coastal geology and geomorphology.
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Find a variety of Flash animations, from minerals to weathering to structural geology, check out the animations on plate tectonics and there is now a new one, (see Mantle dynamics and plate tectonics) that explains how the use of seismic tomography sheds new light on the mantle convection model.
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This web-resource, which is aimed at UK science students, shows how surface and deep Earth processes produce the rocks we stand on, and use to build our homes.
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Video and Animation collection on the following topics: biology, climate change, geography and geospatial, geology, structures, natural hazards and water.
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By TERC
Find many interactives on chapters ranging from earth systems to historical geology. Weather chapters are also included.
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Published in 2006
Our Earth is a dynamic planet, as clearly illustrated on the main map by its topography, over 1,500 volcanoes, 44,000 earthquakes, and 170 impact craters. These features largely reflect the movements of Earth’s major tectonic plates and many smaller plates or fragments of plates (including...
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Published in 2015
This video describes the features geologists use to classify common types of volcanoes. We compare and contrast the features of two types of large volcanoes - shield volcanoes and composite volcanoes. One of these types produces structures that can be larger than Mount Everest while the other...
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This resource has been around for awhile but it hasn't lost its potential to enrich class discussions on structural geology and geomorphology. The actual Gallery has links to QuickTime Virtual Reality (QTVR) and QuickTime (QT) movies of digital topography. Each movie consists of a 3D perspective of...
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Several flash animations on physical geology topics. Topics include: rock cycle, mineral properties, weathering, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks, faults and folds, Earth structure, plate tectonics, groundwater, river floods, mass movements, glaciers, shorelines.
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This database contains a collection of USGS videos and animations that provides a broad representation of USGS research available through visual media. With one exception, all the products in this database are considered public domain and may be viewed or reproduced free of charge. Contents are...
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