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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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Watch as a giant black spot appears to move across Earth's surface, and listen to The Science Channel's explanation of what's happening and why.
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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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From the data-collecting endeavors of the rover Curiosity to the process of constructing Orion, a spacecraft designed for eventual travel to Mars, this 10-minute presentation highlights NASA's many efforts supporting current and future explorations of the Red Planet. Watch the presentation in the...
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Published in 2014
Watch this animated video pulse through different watershed areas across the United States. See where different rivers, streams, and other watershed components are located, and where they let out into the ocean.
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Published in 2010
Analemma photographs are made by taking a picture of the sun from the same place at the same time of day once or twice a week, generating 30 to 50 frames. This picture, made in Veszprem, Hungary, combines 36 photos of the sun taken at 10 am local time between January and December.
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Contains information about sound movement, measurement, different sounds in the sea, and advanced topics.
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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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The following animation shows both the helicentric model and geocentric model with three objects: the Sun (yellow), Earth (blue) and Mars (red). Both models produce the same effect as viewed from the Earth.
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Solar system formation animation.
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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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NASA's visible earth project shows photosynthetic productivity for the earth in animated images of the earth.
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Use this effective interactive to show how the sunlight varies throughout the year for various locations. You can vary observer's latitude, season, perspective, sunbeam spread, and sunlight angle.
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Flash animation for the Coriolis Effect, the apparent deflection of a wind or current due to earth rotation. One animation shows a plane flying from Anchorage, Alaska toward Miami, Florida. In the second animation, a plane takes off from Tierra del Fuego toward Rio de Janeiro. In both cases, the...
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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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Flash animations and simulations for astronomy education. Topics include seasons, moon phases, coordinate systems, light, and more.
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