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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.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Dr. John Shea demonstrates the two main principles in the study of rock layers: superposition and association.

UNAVCO, Inc.
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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.

Griffith Observatory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, CA captured this time lapse imagery of the "Blood Moon" lunar eclipse, from the moments before Earth Completely blocked the Moon's view of the Sun until shortly after the "umbra" shadow passed.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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From space, we can understand fires in ways that ar eimpossible from the ground. New Earth-observing satellites capture the significant impact of fires on our planet. In this animation of fires around the globe in 2002, each red dot marks a new fire. Dots change color to yellow after a few days...

Josh Worth
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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

Frank Gregorio
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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 Kentucky (UK)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Find links to 14 different animations and exercises. Links (2) - (4) describe three specific exercises that are particularly well done. There are interactive flash animations and exercises for physical geology class.

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

Archive of videos from NASA

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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...

Cable News Network (CNN)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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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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...

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...

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.

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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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