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Published in 2015
Loads of salt aren’t just bad for humans, but plants as wall. Plants absorb the salt through their roots, potentially cutting off their water supply, causing for dead plants. Watch this video to learn what farmers are doing to reduce the high levels of salt in the soil.
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Published in 2015
Somewhere inside of every raindrop is a tiny impurity. A touch of salt, a speck of soot and grain of clay is absolutely crucial to a rain drops existence. In fact, without these microscopic pieces of dirt, there would be no rain because water vapor cannot condense into droplets on its own. This...
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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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Published in 2014
In this episode of MinuteEarth, we discover that the deeper we go underground, the hotter it gets. It also examines the accurate and inaccurate aspects of Lord Kelvin's (Sir William Thompson) theory of why the center of the Earth is hot.
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Published in 2015
Watch this short YouTube to learn how greenhouse gases actually work.
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Published in 2015
A short 3-minute video highlightinh the impact of climate change around the world.
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This video clop talks about the rising sea levels across the world. Due to glaciers melting, sea levels are expected to rise by one meter in 2100 and by three meters by 2200. Cities all over the world face similar threats, not only from rising seas but also from warming waters that are brewing...
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Published in 2015
Learn about the extreme weather patterns the world has been experiecing. Decide hwether you think its false advertisement or the truth.
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Published in 2015
In 1959 the Soviet Space Craft Luna 3 beamed back images of something earthlings have never before seen, the far side of the moon.” Watch the You Tube video to learn more about the moon and to learn why earth can only see one side.
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Published in 2015
In this short video, Minute Earth talks about how the air temperature rise has a big impact on the weather. First, the warmer the water at the surface gets, the more it vaporizes into the air. When the air gets warmer, it raises its capacity to hold water vapor, which means more rain and snow. This...
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Published in 2013
Why does the Earth have deserts? For the same reason it has rainforests -- Hadley Cells! Watch this video to see how Hadley cells create rainforests and deserts on Earth.
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Published in 2016
"This video clip is about mass extinctions. In the late 1970s, a scientist by the name of Jack Sepkoski embarked on the most ambitious fossil hunt ever. He created a chart that shows what is today called """"The Big Five Mass Extinctions."""" The chart is still used today by paleontologists, but is...
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Published in 2013
Learn about mountains, how tall they can get, and about the tallest muntains in the solar system.
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Published in 2013
This YouTube clip from MinuteEarth describes how soil liquefaction works, and why it causes buildings and cars to collapse and sink into the ground.
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Published in 2015
Watch MinuteEarth explain how plate tectonics really work.
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Published in 2015
Where rivers meet the ocean, coastlines tend to bend either inward or outward, creating estuaries and deltas. But how do they get those shapes?
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