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Published in 2016
"Plate tectonics have shuffled the earth's landmasses around -- and continue to do so. What is continental drift? Anyone who's ever experienced an earthquake or seen a volcano knows that the phrase """"solid ground"""" doesn't always apply. Over Earth's long history, the great landmasses have...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2015
Tens of millions of years ago, plate tectonics set North and South America on an unavoidable collision course that would change the face of the Earth and spell life or death for thousands of species. Juan D. Carrillo explains the massive biological repercussions of this collision, which caused one...
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Published in 2010
Explore and experience the forces that shape the world around us. Most of the Earth is hot, molten metal and rock. In fact, the inhabitable part makes up less than 1% of the planet's mass.
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Published in 2013
Bob Ballard explores tectonic plates and earth's constant transformation.
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By XKCD
This small infographic shows the thickness of see ice up against famous city skylines. Notice how much bigger the ice sheets are than the cities!
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This website has great maps of tectonic plates and shake maps where earthquakes are likely to occur. Learn and explore everything about earthquakes.
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View the most recent events or search for past earthquakes.
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QuickTime animations from computer models of earthquakes.
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The Mariana Trench and Puerto Rico Trench animations.
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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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With this animation you can see soil develop right before your eyes. Watch the organic matter cover the soil surface and become the organic horizon. Below that horizon are several others which have specific characteristics. Learn what comprises each horizon and how it interacts with the other...
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Presents visualization of remote sensing data with conceptual scientific animations.
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An early continental drift model proposed that mantle convection can produce continental movement and new plate formation.
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The breakup of a supercontinent into several smaller continents explains the distribution of fossil and geologic evidence.
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Has Earth changed over deep time? How did Earth shape life and life shape Earth? What does Earth's climate in the distant past tell us about the future? Andrew H. Knoll of Harvard University, Naomi Oreskes of the University of California, San Diego, and Daniel P. Schrag of Harvard University guide...
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Reconstructing past continental plate movements reveals the island of Spitsbergen was tropical 500 million years ago.
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Published in 2009
Dig into the world's largest collection of ocean sediments. Peter deMenocal, a marine geologist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, and Rusty Lotti Bond, curator of the Deep Sea Sample Repository, show off the collection and explain what it's good for.
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The S.C. Geological Survey developed an Earth Science Education Series that meets South Carolina Science Academic Standards set forth by the Department of Education.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2016
North America didn't always have its familiar shape, nor its famed mountains, canyons, and plains: all of that was once contained in an unrecognizable mass, buried deep in Rodinia, a huge supercontinent that lay on the surface of the Earth. Peter J. Haproff explains how it took millions of years and...
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