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Published in 2013
Eyewitness footage of Typhoon Haiyan washing house away.
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Published in 2014
We make tons of plastic precisely because it's cheap, durable, and yet expendable. The features of plastic that make it so useful to us have also transformed life in the oceans. Watch this video to learn more about the effects plastic has on marine life.
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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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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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Published in 2012
Watch a tsunami hit the shores of Japan and see how it affects the shoreline as the water destroys everything in its path.
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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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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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Published in 2012
The Clean Water Act turns 40 in October 2012. The Landmark Legislation was a fundamental turning point in the protection of all fresh water in the United States. The laws' stated goal was to make all water fishable and swimmable. The law is the source of all modern day water protection and led to...
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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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By TERC
Find many interactives on chapters ranging from earth systems to historical geology. Weather chapters are also included.
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The Environmental Awareness Series is a major project in AGI's Environmental Affairs program. The series booklets cover major topics of environmental and societal concern and demonstrate the complexity and interconnection of natural systems that we use and depend upon. Each booklet is an effective...
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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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Published in 2018
"Google recently unveiled a new feature, """"Waterways from Earth,"""" on Google Earth. The program relies on NASA and NOAA images to show our dynamic planet's waterways from space. This article tells more about the science and stories behind those images."
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Channel Islands National Park's live webcams deliver the park -- and its animal inhabitants -- to K-12 classrooms in real time. The park's ocean webcam reveals a kelp forest ecosystem. Have students record observations and learn about the natural history of marine fish, mammals, and invertebrates.
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Streamer is a new way to visualize and understand water flow across America. With Streamer, you can explore our Nation's  major streams by tracing upstream to their source or downstream to where they empty. In addition to making maps, Streamer creates reports about your stream traces and the places...
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"From Discovery Channel's series """"Time Warp"""" where MIT scientist and teacher Jeff Lieberman and digital-imaging expert Matt Kearney use the latest in high-speed photography to turn never-before-seen wonders into an experience of beauty and learning. "
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