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

This is the Youtube channel of the NASA Lunar Science Institute.

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.

ClimateBits
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Designed for Science on a Sphere, this video explains fast and slow carbon cycling on Earth. A banana is an example of a fast, young carbon. A chunk of coal is an example of an old, slow carbon. Carbon dioxide and vegetation on land seen from space by satellites show the annual cycle: as plants...

W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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.

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.

Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

A series of animations which show the way that seismic shear waves propagate through the mantle of the Earth from an earthquake. A series of animations is represented here, which show the way that seismic waves propogate through the mantle of the earth from an earthquake. Because of the...

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

These animations were produced for the Smithsonian Institution's HoloGlobe Exhibit which opened to the public on August 10, 1996 at the Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. The various data sets show progressive global change mapped onto a rotating globe and projected into space to...

Gazdonian Productions
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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...

Twin Cities Public Television, PBS LearningMedia
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This DragonflyTV segment demonstrates why plants flourish on some sand dunes but not on others, and how moisture affects the ability of sand to form dunes and support life.

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

Do you know a child who likes puzzles? Check out the Put It Together game to solve puzzles of NASA images. Choose from four different levels of difficulty.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Prepare to witness the explosion that formed planet Earth, and travel back in time to explore the evolution of the Earth we know today. We'll see new technologies that allow today's geoscientists to strip back layers of the Earth, to see what previously could only be imagined. This is episode 1...

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDANRCS)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

One of the critical functions of healthy soils is that they contain beneficial microbes that can enhance plant defense against disease, and sometimes against insects; our journey took us to Clemson's Dr. Geoff Zehnder to talk about his work. Dr. Geoff Zehnder is a professor of entomology and his...

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Energy is neither created nor destroyed — and yet the global demand for it continues to increase. But where does energy come from, and where does it go? Joshua M. Sneideman examines the many ways in which energy cycles through our planet, from the sun to our food chain to electricity and beyond...

Fred Espenak, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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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.

Geoscience Videos
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

These videos describe content featured in college-level introductory geoscience courses but may also be applicable to other disciplines and to high school curricula. These 5-6 minute videos talk about various geoscience topics like rock formation, climate change, earthquake hazards, water table...

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

QuickTime animations from computer models of earthquakes.

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

UnderH2O is a new series from PBS Digital Studios about underwater filmmaking and science beneath the sea. Led by underwater cameraman and marine biology Ph.D. Craig Musburger, the filmmaking team takes viewers on deep sea adventures to give a behind-the-scenes look at how they capture images of...

National Geographic
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

How did the rings around Saturn form? How many moons does the planet have? See stunning NASA images of the gas giant studied by Christian Huygens and Giovanni Cassini.

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This animation shows that GPS can record the movement of the leading edge of the overlying continental plate in a subduction zone. The plates are locked and the overlying plate is forced back. When friction is overcome and strain is released, the GPS receiver will snap back toward its original...

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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...

Digg Inc.
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

A group of astronauts got together to explain to UN Climate Conference delegates how their experiences have shaped their views on climate change, creating an interesting and stirring video.

Civil Engineering
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This video shows permeable pavement in action. Never has a truck dumping water on a parking lot been more interesting. Students really love this video and it's usually a springboard into class discussions about permeability and the effect of human activity on infiltration, runoff, and flooding...

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Animations for key terms and concepts related to Earthquakes.

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 Valerie Keeney, a science teacher at Summit Middle School in Boulder, Colorado.

Gazdonian Productions
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

A short video on vertical sorting and graded bedding filmed in an earth science classroom.

University of Illinois extension
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Earthquakes, volcanoes, and glaciers are all powerful forces that work to reshape our wornd. These forces have changed the world dramatically and are even wat work today. You can explore this website to learnthe amazing science behind earthquakes, volcanoes, and glaciers. Along the exploration,...

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This database contains a collection of USGS videos and animations that provides a broad representation of USGS research available through visual media. With one exception, all the products in this database are considered public domain and may be viewed or reproduced free of charge. Contents are...

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.

Smithsonian, PBS LearningMedia
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Learn how experts joined forces to figure out what happened at the end of the Cretaceous, 66 million years ago. Meet Dr. Kirk Johnson, a paleobotanist and Sant Director of the National Museum of Natural History. While you may know about the extinction of large dinosaurs, you might not realize...

mrblcollins, Berkeley Earth
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Berkeley Earth video representation of the land surface temperature anomaly, 1800 to present. The map of the world shows the temperature anomaly by location over time. The chart at the bottom, shows the global land-surface temperature anomaly. The Berkeley Earth analysis shows 0.911 degrees...

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
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African rift valleys were formed by the separation of tectonic plates. Water flows down to the valley floors, creating rivers and lakes.

TED
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Photographer James Balog shares new image sequences from the Extreme Ice Survey, a network of time-lapse cameras recording glaciers receding at an alarming rate, some of the most vivid evidence yet of climate change.

SciShow
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

It's School of YouTube Week! Comic Relief and YouTube are partnering to send students to school! The Bad Astronomer Phil Plait teaches Hank how to measure the distance to the stars.

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Solar power is cheaper and more sustainable than our current coal-fueled power plants, so why haven't we made the switch? The real culprits here are the clouds, which make solar power difficult to control. Alexandros George Charalambides explains how solar towers and panels create electricity...

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

An early continental drift model proposed that mantle convection can produce continental movement and new plate formation.

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Deep underground lie stores of once-inaccessible natural gas. There's technology, called hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," that can extract this natural gas, potentially powering us for decades to come. So how does fracking work and why is it a source of such heated controversy? Mia Nacamulli...

National Geographic
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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

MinuteEarth
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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...

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

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!

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Our ability to mine great amounts of energy from uranium nuclei has led to bill nuclear power as a plentiful, utopian source of electricity. But rather than dominate the global electricity market, nuclear power has declined from a high of 18% in 1996 to 11% today. What happened to the great...

National Geographic
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

How many planets are in the solar system? How did it form in the Milky Way galaxy? Learn facts about the solar system's genesis, plus its planets, moons, and asteroids.

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

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...

SUNY Binghamton
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

GIF files illustrating simple seismic wave propagation concepts.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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...

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 Anjana Shah, a research geophysicist at the USGS in Denver, Colorado.

Wiley Science
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

With this animation you can see soil develop right before your eyes. Watch the organic matter cover the soil surface and become the organic horizon. Below that horizon are several others which have specific characteristics. Learn what comprises each horizon and how it interacts with the other...

SmarterEveryDay
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

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

UNC-TV, PBS LearningMedia
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Why do hurricanes get their own season? The reason for the season is because of the three requirements for a hurricane to form. Precursor storms off the coast of Africa that travel on currents, warm ocean temperatures, and low wind shear due to the location of the jet stream are only available...

American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through out atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world's mos complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe...

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

In 1816, Europe and North America were plagued by heavy rains, odd-colored snow, famines, strange fogs and very cold weather well into June. Though many people believed it to be the apocalypse, this "year without a summer" was actually the result of a supervolcano eruption that happened one year...

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Hunter's Moon during a Lunar Eclipse
Videos or Animations
European Space Agency (ESA)

What is a lunar eclipse? What is a solar eclipse? This short video explains the difference between these regularly occurring events that can be observed from Earth.

Coral fish and diver
Videos or Animations
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Ocean Today

This video talks about ocean acidification and some of its causes.

Saturn images taken from Hubble
Videos or Animations
Skunk Bear, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Feast your eyes on icy volcanoes, ethane lakes, and ripples in Saturn's rings -- all courtesy of a doomed space probe named Cassini.

Horsehead Nebula, Bernard 33
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geobeats, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Here are 10 remarkable images captured by NASA's Cassini Mission.

New York City and the East River in 1960
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Light Pollution Map

This interactive map shows light pollution across the world.

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