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Canada’s Gros Morne park, on the comparatively sheltered Western coast of Newfoundland, is a geology lover’s paradise and a designated UNESCO natural world heritage site. From precipitous land-locked fjords to the curiously sterile exposed mantle of the Tablelands formation, this is a wild...
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Lectures, featuring astronomers giving nontechnical lectures on recent developments in astronomy, are now available on their own YouTube Channel
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Published in 2015
Watch this video and learn how clouds are created and cool facts about them.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
Fresh water accounts for only 2.5% of Earth's water, yet it is vital for human civilization. What are our sources of fresh water? In the first of a two part series on fresh water, Christiana Z. Peppard breaks the numbers down and discusses who is using it and to what ends.
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This site teaches students about Hurricanes, winter storms, tornados, thunder and lightning and floods. This site also contains activities that teachers can use with their students.
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The world is a watery place. But just how much water exists on, in, and above our planet? This set of data and tables show the amounts of water on Earth.
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The Mariana Trench and Puerto Rico Trench animations.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
While the Earth's oceans are known as five separte entities, there is really only one ocean. So, how big is it? As of 2013, it takes up 71% of the Earth, houses 99% of the biosphere, and contains some of Earth's grandest geological features. Scott Gass reminds us of the influence humans have on the...
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NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation explore the threats and challenges to our most vital natural resource.
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Published in 2016
Of the many ways Earth is polluted, light pollution may be the least talked about. It's not an illusion; astronomers measure it from one to nine on the Bortle scale, and earlier this year, one study suggested that light pollution may be causing spring to come earlier. This short film, shot mainly in...
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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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View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida. After that, begin to move from...
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Award-winning science, math and technology videos for grades K-12.
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Find an animation showing that erosion and deposition occur at the banks. Point bars form where slow moving water deposits fine material. Cut banks occur where faster moving water erodes away bank materials.
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Plotted theoretical crater diameter sizes vs. meteorite diameters. Then, they worked backwards and determine the probable size of the 65 mya meteorite, the Barranger meteorite, and a few others by using Google earth to measure crater diameters. For providing some basic information from a meteorite...
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This fun Java applet shows how altitude at different ball parks impact the distance a batted fly ball travels. Pick from a variety of cities from a variety of altitudes. To see the animation, set the speed of the ball leaving the bat and the angle, in degrees, of the ball leaving the bat. Pressing...
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A 3-D environment full of real NASA mission data, though also a 3-D simulation of the major bodies in the Solar System for any time from 1950 to 2050.
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Published in 2012
Animations on several topics including: force and motion, cosmic zoom, cosmic rays, kinetic energy, lunar phases, night sky, our atmosphere, refraction, seasons, seismic waves, stars, sun, and tides.
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This visualization shows ocean surface currents around the world during the period from June 2005 through December 2007. The visualization does not include a narration or annotations; the goal was to use ocean flow data to create a simple, visceral experience.
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Find animations showing seismograph operation, tsunami, P and S Waves, earthquake focus versus epicenter, and actual footage of an earthquake.
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