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U.S. Geological Survey

Map of Alaska with Anchorage displayed. 1964 Epicenter indicated on coastline in bay adjacent to Anchorage. Caption: The epicenter was in Prince William Sound
11 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A baby turtle still mostly in a broken shell nestled in the sand. Caption: USGS
4 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of the surface of the sun showing disturbances caused by solar wind. Caption: It's brought to earth by solar wind from the sun.
7 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A tortoise with its head and feet pulled into its body. Caption: (Berry) The tortoise tells us so much
30 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Building on the banks of a river. A sensor is connected to machinery in the house and measures the river, sending information to a satellite. Caption: The stream gauges record the vertical rise or drop
12 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Close up of head and shoulders of a manatee swimming under water. Caption: USGS
3 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Person pointing to a spot on an image made of pixelated yellow to indigo spots. Caption: The USGS provides ready access to natural science information
8 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person crouched next to an electrical box on the bank of a river. Caption: to issue timely and accurate river forecasts and warnings
5 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A walrus poking its head out of ice water. Caption: (female) It's neat to see something so big, so caring.
11 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of chunks of a white substance. Caption: So it's decomposing to ice plus gas.
6 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Detailed photograph of the moon. Caption: In 1959 the Survey compiled a photogeologic map of the moon
3 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12