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yeti dynamics
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YouTube video describing what it would be like if the moon orbited the Earth at the same distance as the ISS.

The Geological Society of London (GSL)
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This web-resource, which is aimed at UK science students, shows how surface and deep Earth processes produce the rocks we stand on, and use to build our homes.

UNAVCO, Inc.
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UNAVCO has a number of hands-on demonstrations to use at informal and formal group events like school visits, museum presentations, science days, or farmers markets. This video shows a demonstration illustrating how tsunami early warning systems work and why they are important.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Euan McKirdy, CNN
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For five years, a NASA spacecraft has drifted through the heavens, providing astronomers with the most detailed views of the sun to date. And now, following the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) mission's fifth anniversary, we can share some of the most dramatic and mesmerizing moments of the...

TERC
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This animation shows how the volume and pressure inside a sealed balloon change as the balloon rises or descends.

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
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The video briefly recounts the eruptive history of Halema'uma'u and describes the formation and continued growth of the current summit vent and lava lake. It features USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists sharing their insights on the summit eruption -- how they monitor the lava lake, how...

harrisonicus on Vimeo
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"I was looking through the Project Apollo Archive (flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive/) and at one point, I began clicking through a series of pics quickly and it looked like stop motion animation. So, I decided to see what that would look like without me having to click through it. Enjoy...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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The NASA/GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio has in recent years created animations based on the GISTEMP dataset following the end of the calendar year. The most recent animation available was released in January 2013 and shows the five-year mean anomaly of surface temperature for 1880 through...

MinuteEarth
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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.

TED-Ed
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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.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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Earth has shaped human evolution and now humans are shaping Earth. We will see how geologic and climatic changes have shaped human development, even sparked human migration around the globe as ice sheets advanced and retreated. Humans have become a force of nature in themselves, but is it a...

TED-Ed
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Our planet’s diverse, thriving ecosystems may seem like permanent fixtures, but they’re actually vulnerable to collapse. Jungles can become deserts, and reefs can become lifeless rocks. What makes one ecosystem strong and another weak in the face of change? Kim Preshoff details why the answer,...

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)
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Animations on volcanoes, earthquakes, Earth structure, Plate tectonics and Hazards.

NASA, NOAA
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Interactive games and simulations, all having to do with weather. 

TED-Ed
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The North American Great Lakes — Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior — are so big that they border 8 states and contain 23 quadrillion liters of water. They span forest, grassland, and wetland habitats, supporting a region that’s home to 3,500 species. But how did such a vast and unique...

Pios Labs
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This is the podcast for all the educators, engineers, entrepreneurs, and parents out there who are interested in getting kids into engineering at younger ages. Listen to real conversations among various professionals in the engineering education space, as we try to find better ways to educate...

David MacKay, TEDx
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How much land mass would renewables need to power a nation like the UK? An entire country's worth. In this pragmatic talk, David MacKay tours the basic mathematics that show worrying limitations on our sustainable energy options ... and explains why we should pursue them anyway.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)
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The NAAP Rotating Sky Lab introduces the horizon coordinate system and the "apparent" rotation of the sky. The relationship between the horizon and celestial equatorial coordinate systems is explicitly explored.

UNAVCO, Inc.
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

UNAVCO has a number of hands-on demonstrations to use at informal and formal group events like school visits, museum presentations, science days, or farmers markets.  This video shows a demonstration we have illustrating how seasonal fluctuations in the storage and recharge of groundwater near...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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A number of people who've seen NASA's annual lunar phase and liberation videos have asked what the other side of the Moon looks like, the side that can't be seen from the Earth. This video answers that question. The imagery was created using Lunar reconnaissance Orbiter data. This video is...

TERC
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Flash animation complements `Coriolis Effect over Earth`s Surface` animation by placing the Coriolis Effect in the context of everyday weather patterns. The predicted wind aloft should be from the southeast but because of the Coriolis Effect the wind is actually southwest. The animation of...

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
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Bill Nye talks about rocks and soils. Season 3 Episode 4.

Nature Change
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This video essay celebrates some of northern Michigan's most threatened wetlands and the young citizen scientists working to better understand and preserve them. Produced by Nature Change, a multimedia magazine dedicated to building conservation literacy among citizens and local officials, the...

University of Wisconsin, Madison (UWM)
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The global montage is created using satellite data, sea surface temperatures and observed land temperatures.

Melbourne Museum
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One incredible animation. By the end of 25 August, the landscape around Mount Vesuvius had been changed forever. Vesuvius was a crater. The river and the port were gone. Pompeii had been completely buried. Within a few years no one could remember where the city had once stood.

TED-Ed
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Ocean explorer Robert Ballard takes us on a mindbending trip to hidden worlds underwater, where he and other researchers are finding unexpected life, resources, and even new mountains. He makes a case for serious exploration and mapping. Google Ocean, anyone?

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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From the Pacific Northwest to the shores of the Atlantic seaboard, the breadth and scope of America is like no other on Earth. Travel with geoscientists and explore how time and the forces of nature have shaped the continent and influence the life in the United States. Episode 3 of the 4-part...

TED-Ed
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We’ve all been told that we should recycle plastic bottles and containers. But what actually happens to the plastic if we just throw it away? Emma Bryce traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles, shedding light on the dangers these disposables present to our world.

USArray
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Seismic wavefield and tomography animations. Includes teachable moments, animations, and ground motion visualizations (GMVs). 

NASA, NOAA
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Gallery of videos exploring weather and weather-monitoring satellites.

TED-Ed
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It takes a lot of fuel to heat our homes, preserve our food, and power our gadgets. And for 40 percent of the world, cheap, plentiful coal gets the job done. But coal also releases pollutants into the air, causing environmental damage like acid rain and serious health problems. Can we create a...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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NOAA Climate Stewards webinar on climate education outside the science classroom. NOAA Climate Stewards (CSEP) provides formal and informal educators with elementary through university age students with sustained professional development collaborative tools, and support to build a climate-...

WISN 12 News
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If you heard a boom or felt your house shake, you may have experienced a frost quake.

Valdosta State University (VSU)
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Animations cover the following topics: Tidal Bulges, Spring and Neap Tides, Our Moon in Tidal Lock, How a Moon gets into Tidal Lock.

UNAVCO, Inc.
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Learn about what geodesy actually is, as well as geodesy's application in our everyday lives. UNAVCO's 2017 USIP geoscience video production interns Ellie and Christopher produced this video.

Maryland Public Television (MPT)
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Explore the long-term environmental effects posed by hydraulic fracturing (fracking) as a means of extracting natural gas with Marcellus Shale Deposit in NY, PA, WV, and MD.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
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Earth's climate is a complex system controlled by many factors. This Click and Learn will examine the two most important factors: solar radiation and the composition of Earth's atmosphere.

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
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Bill Nye talks about erosion. Season 5 Episode 14.

Tumble Science Podcast
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This science podcast series for children and their families was produced by teacher Marshall Escamilla and science Reporter Lindsay Patterson. Each 10- to 20-minute podcast explores a different science mystery and features an interview with a scientist in the field. Appropriate for all ages, the...

Valdosta State University (VSU)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Animations cover the following topics: Satellites in Orbit, Warped Space - Time near the Sun, Comet Motion and Meteor Storms, Elliptical Orbits, Why is the Sun at a particular focus point, Precession, Parabolic Motion, Retrograde Motion.

NPR, National Geographic
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Play videos from Robert Krulwich's five-part cartoon series, Global Warming: It's All About Carbon.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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Every minute of every day, the face of Earth changes - sometimes right before our eyes. Go inside tectonic events, watching earthquakes rumble, volcanoes explode, and land transformed. This is episode 2 of the 4-part series Faces of Earth.

West Virginia Geological & Economic Survey (WVGES)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Here you will find eight videos and animations on: relative age dating, faults, seneca rocks, sandstone, acid test and trackways.

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Video lecture series on various space science topics, including:NASA's Exploration of Ceres and Pluto, Exploring the Birth of Rocky Planets (the InSight Mission to Mars), OSIRIS-REx (sample return from a primitive near-Earth asteroid), NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter, and the Mars Science...

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

A barometer is an instrument that measures air pressure, allowing weather forecasters and scientists to better predict extreme weather events. Despite its incredible usefulness, inventing the barometer was no walk in the park. Asaf Bar-Yosef describes the series of scientists and events that...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Ready for liftoff? NASA has created a new playlist to excite elementary and middle level students about space science. available on the YouTube Kids app for both iOS and Android platforms, the playlist features NASA videos that focus on our solar system and the instruments NASA uses to study the...

MinuteEarth
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Watch MinuteEarth explain how plate tectonics really work.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This YouTube video explains the basics of tsunamis and how to protect yourself. 

UNAVCO, Inc.
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

We used the UC Davis augmented reality sandbox design to make a deforming volcano with a simple hand pump, tube, and balloon. The result? An inflating and deflating volcano and the formation of a crater lake. Add a few GPS/GNSS instruments made from toothpicks and gumdrops and some bullet-level...

Asheville
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An amazing fall color time lapse brought to you by Explore Asheville. Enjoy the colorful view from above with this homage to fall in the mountains, and then discover for yourself why Fodor's, NBC's TODAY Show and TripAdvisor have all listed Asheville, North Caroline as a top vacation destination...

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Dimetrodon skeleton
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PBS Eons

Join hosts Hank Green, Kallie Moore, and Blake de Pastino as they take you on a journey through the history of life on Earth. from the dawn of life in the Archaean Eon through the Mesozoic Era -- the so-called "Age of Dinosaurs" -- right up to the end of the most recent Ice Age.

Tornado in Dimmitt Texas 1995
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National Geographic

Tornadoes, nearly three-quarters of which occur within the US, are unpredictable and can cause massive damage. New tools and data are helping scientists learn more about when they might form and what paths they might take.

Artist conception of a Mars Exploration Rover
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National Geographic

Mars, the fourth planet from the sun, has been a source of intrigue throughout human history. Recent NASA exploratory expeditions revealed some of the planet's biggest mysteries. This video explains what makes Mars so different fro mEarth and what would happen if humans lived there.

North American crustal plates and earthquake epicenters
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National Geographic

Plate tectonics have shufled 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 th ephrase "solid ground" doens't always apply. Over Earth's long history, the great landmasses have...

Coral fish and diver
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National Geographic

Oceans serve as the planet's largest habitat and also help to regulate the global climate. But why is the ocean salty? And how is climate impacting the ocean? Find out more about the ocean, including the consequences of and potential solutions to these changes.

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