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UNAVCO, Inc.
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The Geoscience Career Spotlight series highlights the variety of careers available to geoscience majors in addition to academia. This video highlights Alejandro Soto, a planetary scientist at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder Colorado. This video has Spanish and english subtitles.

Anthony Feig
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Franklin Mountains cloud time-lapse. See how adiabatic warming impacts cloud evaporation.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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The "Space Lunch" game helps them learn about nutrition and healthy eating habits as they hunt for matching food groups.

National Geographic
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NASA has used data from a new satellite to track CO2 as it spreads through the atmosphere—with results both trippy and profound.

MinuteEarth
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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 desets on Earth.

History Channel
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These documentaries are useful for showing unique engineering and scientific activities. 

TED-Ed
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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...

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
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This is a film in which stargazers try to describe an ineffable experience, and invite vewers to share their wordless awe.

TED-Ed
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One could say that snowflakes are simply frozen water -- but if you compare a snowflake to an ice cube, you'll notice the big difference. Why are all snowflakes six-sided? Why are none of them exactly the same? Marusa Bradac sheds ligt on the secret life of snowflakes.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
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Fossilized dung beetle balls are part of a comprehensive fossil collection project to reconstruct the habitat of Ardipithecus ramidus.

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
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Follow along with host Kirk Johnson as he explores the layers of rock that make up the Grand Canyon, in this video from NOVA: Making North America: Origins. Many geologists think that the Grand Canyon is the best place in the world. Its exposed rock layers allow them to see hundreds of millions...

National Geographic
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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.

Top Documentary Films
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Examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil. The documentary is well structured and presents an overwhelming amount of evidence which will change the way anyone thinks about bottled and municipal water. Both...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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This collection of short video clips are the "next best thing to an actual trip to an estuary" field trip. Use these video clips to learn more about our nation's beautiful estuaries!

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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The animation archived on this page shows the geocentric phase, libration, position angle of the axis, and apparent diameter of the Moon throughout the year 2013, at hourly intervals. Until the end of 2013, the initial Dial-A-Moon image will be the frame from this animation for the current hour...

UNAVCO, Inc.
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The Geoscience Career Spotlight series highlights the variety of careers available to geoscience majors in addition to academia. This video highlights Laura Snider, a science writer at the University Consortium for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) in Boulder, Colorado.

PF Pictures
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"Disruption" is an inspiring hour-long documentary film about climate change -- the science, the politics, and the movement. Through a relentless investigation to find the answer, Disruption takes an unflinching look at the devastating consequences of our inaction. The exploration lays bare the...

Valdosta State University (VSU)
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Animations cover the following topics: Energy Ladder of Hydrogen - absorption and emission, The Blackbody Curve, A Closer Look at the Blackbody Curve, Absorption spectrum of the Sun, Emission spectrum of an interstellar cloud, Absorption spectrum in detail - wavelength and depth, Doppler Shift...

Josh Worth
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A tediously accurate scale model of the solar system. Scroll across the screen to see the true scale of the universe.

Gazdonian Productions
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So much is said about technology in education these days: iPads, laptops, apps, flipped classrooms, etc., but in our eyes the main benefit of technology is that it enables teachers to bring the real world into the classroom. And videos are a great way to do that. Ass to that all the great...

Valdosta State University (VSU)
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Animations cover the following topics: Phases of the Moon, Why We see Phases, Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse - from outer space, Lunar Eclipse - from Earth.

TED-Ed
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It's been a long road to the discovery that Earth is not the center of the Solar System, the Milky Way, or the universe; great thinker from Aristotle to Bruno have grappled with it for millenia. But if we aren't at the center of the universe, what is? Marjee Chmiel and Trevor Owens discuss where...

LittleThings
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In May 2010, YouTube user "beatlesfanxxl" uploaded a jaw-dropping moment that went viral with nearly seven million views. It was late spring in Oklahoma City, and he and his family were watching a nasty storm pass through. You can only imagine their shock and horror when suddenly the dark,...

TED-Ed
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Suppose you placed a camera at a fixed position, took a picture of the sky at the same time every day for an entire year, and overlaid all of the photos on top of each other. What would th esun look like in that combined mage? A stationary dot? A circular path? Neither. Oddly enough, it makes a...

TERC
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Find many interactives on chapters ranging from earth systems to historical geology. Weather chapters are also included.

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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On July 20, 2015, NASA released to the world the first image of the sunlit side of Earth captured by the space agency's EPIC camera on NOAA's DSCOVR satellite. The camera has now recorded a full year of life on Earth from its orbit at Lagrange point 1, approximately 1 million miles from Earth,...

PBS Eons
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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.

W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
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Animations about our planet, Earth. Part I: Our Island in Space, Part II: Earth Materials, Part III: Tectonic Activity of a Dynamic Planet, Part IV: History Before History, Part V: Earth Resources, and Part VI: Processes and problems at the Earth's Surface.

PhET
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Add different salts to water, then watch them dissolve and achieve a dynamic equilibrium with solid precipitate. Compare the number of ions in solution for highly soluble NaCl to other slightly soluble salts. Relate the charges on ions to the number of ions in the formula of a salt. Calculate...

UNAVCO, Inc.
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The Geoscience Career Spotlight series highlights the variety of careers available to geoscience majors in addition to academia. This video highlights Valerie Keeney, a science teacher at Summit Middle School in Boulder, Colorado.

Wimp.com
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From his office window in downtown Buffalo, New York, attorney Alfonzo Cutaia captures this cloud formation above Lake Erie. With nearly five feet of snow pummeling the Buffalo area, this impressive timelapse shows the ominous power of the elements.

Valdosta State University (VSU)
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Animations cover the following topics: How a Star forms with a Solar System, Low Mass Star Evolves - Seen from Outside, Low Mass Star Evolves - Seen from Inside the Core, High Mass Star Evolves, A Close Binary Pair Evolve, Go To a Neutron Star (ns animation courtesy of Robert Nemiroff), Go to a...

Colorado School of Mines
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The precursor to Dr. Shorey's YouTube videos was his Earth and Environmental Systems podcast.  There are 65 episodes of about 1 hour each.  They cover all the basic topics of earth science, with an emphasis on earth's history (20+ episodes).

Frank Gregorio
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This HD dramatic video choreographed to powerful music introduces the viewer/student to the wonders of Astronomy. It is designed as a "trailer" to be shown to classrooms by Earth science and astronomy teachers in high school and college as a visual "introduction" to the magic of the cosmos.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)
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This simulator is ideal for authoring labs dealing with earth sun relationships

TED-Ed
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What do science and play have in common? Neuroscientist Beau Lotto thinks all people (kids included) should participate in science and, through the process of discovery, change perceptions. He's seconded by 12-year-old Amy O'Toole, who, along with 25 of her classmates, published the first peer-...

Cable News Network (CNN)
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New techniques may help create rain. "Cloud-seeding" involves flying into clouds and spraying salt. This article and video explain how cloud-seeding takes place.

TED-Ed
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The study of clouds has always been a daydreamer’s science, aptly founded by a thoughtful young man whose favorite activity was staring out of the window at the sky. Richard Hamblyn tells the history of Luke Howard, the man who classified the clouds and forever changed humanity’s understanding...

California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA)
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This activity illustrates how seismic waves are used to determine the magnitude of an earthquake and to locate its epicenter. It includes tutorials as well as assessments for Teachers to give students. This site also has resources in Spanish. 

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Archive of videos from NASA

Space.com
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Space.com is where humanity’s journey to new and exciting worlds is transmitted back down to Earth. Where we vicariously explore the cosmos with astronauts, astrophysicists and enthusiasts.  Here, we converse with the top minds in space exploration. Our mission: to keep you informed on the...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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For a few minutes on August 21, the sun will disappear behind the moon in a total solar eclipse visible from a streak of locations across the United States. Now, for those who cannot view the eclipse from its "path of totality," or even for those who just want to preview the live event, NOAA has...

National Geographic
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Pluto is one of the most mysterious and controversial celestial objects in the solar system. Find out what most mystifies scientists and stargazers about this dwarf planet.

Loch Ness Productions
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Starry skies are a vanishing treasure because light pollution is washing away our view of the cosmos. It not only threatens astronomy, it disrupts wildlife, and affects human health. The yellow glows over cities and towns -- seen so clearly from space -- are a testament to the billions spent in...

Plan International
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Eyewitness footage of Typhoon Haiyan washing house away.

UNAVCO, Inc.
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The Geoscience Career Spotlight series highlights the variety of careers available to geoscience majors in addition to academia. This video highlights Anjana Shah, a research geophysicist at the USGS in Denver, Colorado.

TED
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Satellite imaging has revolutionized our knowledge of the Earth, with detailed images of nearly every street corner readily available online. But Planet Labs' Will Marshall says he can do better and go faster -- by getting smaller. he introduces his tiny satellites -- no bigger than 10 by 10 by...

Stellarium
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Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.

CVshorey
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This video series is a guide to field geology and environmental field studies.  It starts from the basics and gets more and more advanced as we go.  It should be considered a video companion to the Earth and Environmental Systems Podcast on iTunesU.

SmarterEveryDay
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I explore the world using science. That's pretty much all there is to it.

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EIT Image of the Sun
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Find out more about how our sun's position in the sky changes due to Earth's rotation, revolution, and tilt. Learn from the experts -- Dr. Alex Young and Dr. Nicki Viall explain these connections so students understand paterns within the Earth-sun relationship.

Students taking water samples during field work
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

What gives Velcro its stick? Why does pollen make some people sneeze? And, how pure is the salt that we put on our food? In this episode of STEM Flicks, explore the role that microscopy plays in our everyday lives. Discover how scientists and engineers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory...

World map with ice caps
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

Get caught up in the podcasting frenzy, but in a sciencey way! You can now have the latest ABC Science Online and Radio National science shows to download at your leisure or to have magically delivered when you subscribe via RSS feed.

Aurora and stars
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National Science Digital Library (NSDL)

AIRNow is a cross-agency government website that provides information about air quality across the US.

Hunter's Moon during a Lunar Eclipse
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Fred Espenak, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

This movie is of the 1994 solar eclipse. It was taken by Fred Espenak of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics.

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