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Earth Sciences

Black and white photo of a building engulfed in flames. Caption: What happened here on the seventh of February, 1967,
WildFIRE PIRE
Episode 5
7 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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 group of people visiting an active volcano. Caption: scientists visited New Zealand's topol volcanic zone,
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 17
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A diagram illustrates certain traits recurring in a grain plant. Caption: Those traits remain the same generation after generation.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 21
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Scuba diver swimming above a wooden ship submerged in shallow water. Caption: In the Baltic and Arctic, wooden ships are preserved.
Adventures of a Maritime Archaeologist
Episode 4
2 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Scuba diver swimming above a flat surface covered in ocean detritus. Caption: the oceans are a tremendous place to work.
Adventures of a Maritime Archaeologist
Episode 1
1 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Dry, brown grass and brush with crumbling rocks throughout and a flat-topped rocky hill in the background. Caption: punctuated by hills, badlands, and bluffs --
America's National Monuments: Legacy Of The Great Plains
Episode 1
8 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Treetops in the foreground and rolling mountains in the distance. Caption: The atmosphere consists of a mixture of gases.
11 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Person walking through low hills of green and brown shrubs and rock strewn in red soil. Caption: through the Texas Panhandle.
America's National Monuments: Legacy Of The Great Plains
Episode 2
9 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Split image of bright sunny day and night sky with equal sign in the middle. Caption: because, at those times, the day is exactly equal to the night.
All About the Holidays
Episode 47
1 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
A tree in the four seasons - spring buds, green summer foliage, orange and yellow autumn leaves, and bare winter branches with snow. Caption: Why do we have seasons?
All About the Holidays
Episode 32
1 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
A subduction zone. In a subduction zone oceanic plate dives beneath the continental plate. Contact at time equal zero. G P S at time equals zero. Caption: Megathrust earthquakes most commonly occur
Ask a Scientist
Episode 22
1 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
People in full-body orange and black clothing with gear standing on ice in pockets of water. Caption: to trace where the black carbon is coming from.
2 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A tock is placed on a table. In a close up, Emily Graslie halds the rock in her hand. Caption: I'm gonna go with, this is not a meterorite.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 60
13 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A man holds a transparent lid of a decorated container. Caption: That's actually quartz.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 68
13 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A construction sight beside a water body. Caption: In an attempt to save the threatened Aral Sea.
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 13
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Lighthouse with outbuilding and trees as seen through dense fog. Caption: The old lighthouse shimmers in and out of view--
America's National Monuments: The Geologic West
Episode 11
13 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Rolling two-peaked hill and valley covered in trees. Caption: Inexplicably, Capulin Volcano is tree covered,
America's National Monuments: Legacy Of The Great Plains
Episode 3
11 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A tree lined river with steep banks on one side. Caption: you have groundwater that flows into the river
Career Connections
Episode 39
4 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Rolling brown foothills ending in San Francisco Bay with the Golden Gate bridge in the foreground. Caption: This movement is called an earthquake.
11 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
An illustration depicts a robot talking to a bird. Caption: This one is my favorite; it's quartz.
Circuit Playground
Episode 15
4 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
A diver carries two oxygen cylinders and dives deep into the Floridian aqufier. Caption: It's the primary source of fresh, clean water.
19 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Evergreen trees covered in snow. Caption: We'll look at some factors that affect climate.
19 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Herd of bison grazes on dry grass. Text on image reads, "Core Biology. Environmental Sciences."
Core Biology
Episode 3
29 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration from behind of a man shielding his face with his arm. A large, tattooed person with a gaff stands to his side with shadowy figure holding a gaff in the distance. Rain splashes down. Title card reads, "Moby Dick, Herman Melville."
32 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Green foliage in foreground overlooking basin with a lake surrounded by tree covered hills. Caption: The kinds of plants that came back were even more flammable.
WildFIRE PIRE
Episode 2
3 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Aerial view of mountains with water-filled craters. Caption: I became curious what this was like in the past.
WildFIRE PIRE
Episode 6
4 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Narrow paved path spiraling to the top of a rocky conical structure. Caption: a great fissure opened up in Central Idaho
America's National Monuments: The Geologic West
Episode 5
10 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Whale fin breaking through the surface of the water. Caption: See nature, wildlife, glaciers."
Curiosity Quest
Season 6 / Ep 3
25 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Ominous gray clouds in the sky. Caption: This creates moisture in the air.
Danger Zone
Episode 6
2 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Four pictures of beaches, roads and bridges being washed away by stormy water. Caption: It can severely erode beaches and coastal highways.
Danger Zone
Episode 7
2 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Platform with large machinery and people on it floating in the water close to shore. Caption: NOAA's sentinels are water-level observing platforms
Danger Zone
Episode 13
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A large spiral shaped storm on Earth's surface as seen from space. Caption: Tropical cyclones extract heat from the ocean
Danger Zone
Episode 5
2 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Map of Earth with Africa, Australia, Europe and Asia in view. The water on the map shows large portions highlighted in orange. Caption: Tsunamis can strike any coastline in the world
Danger Zone
Episode 8
3 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial view of the ocean. Caption: This disturbance causes a transfer of energy
Danger Zone
Episode 11
2 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Needle on paper resulting in jagged peaks and troughs with a sinuous wave overlaid. Caption: It detects tremors, calculates the epicenter,
Danger Zone
Episode 12
3 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person swimming in water. Caption: Even though Earth is spinning, we're not able to feel it.
10 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
A shaft of light streaming from a hole in the wall of a small, enclosed burrow illuminates a rodent. Caption: Kangaroo rats pass the days heat
Nature
Season 24 / Ep 5
28 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Depressions in the sea floor with noticeably different liquid in them. Caption: They're very similar to lakes and rivers on land.
Deep Sea Dive
Episode 6
2 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Long, spindly legs protrude from an extremely narrow body and other strange creatures. Caption: It's not like life like we're used to on the surface.
Deep Sea Dive
Episode 5
2 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Map of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding landmasses with the coastlines highlighted. Underwater images of craggy rocks and deep fissures. Caption: scientists have nicknamed the area the "Ring of Fire."
Deep Sea Dive
Episode 4
2 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Glowing lava and steam spew rocks under the water. Caption: how ocean islands and undersea volcanoes are born.
1 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
In foreground a flat, barren landscape with a large cloud of dust. In the background there are some out-of-focus hills. Caption: The sand forms gigantic dust carpets,
15 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A river with brush lining the banks winds down from a mountain through evergreen trees. Caption: Here there is no fancy visitor center.
America's National Monuments: The Geologic West
Episode 6
10 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Rock formation rises sharply from evergreen tree covered ground to end in a narrowed flat-topped peak. Caption: (male narrator) There's nothing quite like it.
America's National Monuments: Legacy Of The Great Plains
Episode 4
9 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Hands cupping plant detritus from the ground. Caption: it becomes dirt.
53 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person wearing a jumpsuit with a NASA logo holds a flame to an inflated balloon. Caption: that it takes the heat away from the skin of the balloon
DIY Space Classroom Activities
Episode 6
3 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Cart ascending roller coaster track. Caption: What are the reservoirs for the carbon cycle?
Earth Science
Episode 8
28 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Layers of red sedimentary rock forming the cliffs to the Grand Canyon. Caption: (woman) Question of the day: How was the Grand Canyon formed?
Earth Science
Episode 5
32 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Map of Earth against starry sky with the tectonic plates outlined around the continents. Caption: is covered by ten major tectonic plates,
Earth Science
Episode 4
31 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Illustration of the Earth. Caption: Noon is when the sun is highest in the sky.
Earth Science
Episode 1
31 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Trees, water, mountains, desert, and plain with river. Caption: Biomes are like little kingdoms.
Earth Science
Episode 7
30 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Earth with a thin halo labeled as greenhouse gases. Caption: Greenhouse gases are mostly water vapor and carbon dioxide.
Earth Science
Episode 6
26 minutes
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Two parallel peaks of rock with a line of magma rising between them. Arrows point to each of the peaks. Divergent boundaries occur on the sea floor. Caption: The magma quickly hardens and forms.
Earth Science
Episode 3
27 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Matter - icons representing solid, liquid, and gas.  Caption: of a solid, a liquid, or a gas,
Earth Science
Episode 2
29 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Inside of industrial p0lant showing metal vats with complex metal tubing. Caption: We're liquefying the sugars out of the biomass.
15 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Diagram of two plates of the Earth's crust causing an earthquake. The epicenter is at the junction point of the plates below the surface. Caption: Seismic waves - Waves that transmit the energy released by an earthquake.
4 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A field of burned grass with a tractor in the middle of it. Caption: As you can see, it's devastated the whole district.
WildFIRE PIRE
Episode 7
5 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Trees with partially bare branches and yellow and brown leaves. Caption: In fall, the days continue to get shorter.
10 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
A diagram illustrates a fish.
5 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial view of destroyed house and fallen trees. Caption: These can cause catastrophic damage as well.
22 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Yellow wildflower in foreground, low shrubs and dead trees in background. Boulder County Colorado Front Range. Caption: (Rother) This is a portion of the 2003 Overland Fire.
WildFIRE PIRE
Episode 1
3 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Leaves and branches on a tree. Photosynthesis. Caption: In photosynthesis, trees take in carbon dioxide,
27 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Rolling hills lead into a wide valley. Caption: Known as Fossil Lake, Fossil Butte National Monument
America's National Monuments: The Geologic West
Episode 3
12 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A glacier between two mountains covered in snow. Caption: (narrator) The last great Ice Age ended about 10,000 years ago.
Glacier
Episode 2
21 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A mountain covered in snow. Caption: (male narrator) They exist on every continent on earth except Australia.
Glacier
Episode 1
18 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A river runs through the grand canyon. Caption: A ribbon of water cuts through the rock,
23 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person talking with an inset picture of a laboratory. Caption: People usually think science happens in the lab.
Green Revolution
Episode 2
5 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Sloped hills leading to a body of water. Caption: from which the Hagerman fossils have been excavated.
America's National Monuments: The Geologic West
Episode 1
9 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Dry, brown hilly terrain. Caption: The landscape and the vegetation changed rapidly.
How Climate Made History
Season 0 / Ep 1
51 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Streaks of dark and light. Caption: the climate was still unstable, particularly the spring of 536.
How Climate Made History
Season 0 / Ep 2
52 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
An illustration of an ice core with years labeled, from top to bottom, 0, 10, 100, 1000, 10000, and 100,000.
Ice Cores: Unlocking Past Climates
Episode 5
5 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A cartoon shows an example of a T V weather report, extra sunny or cloudy rainy.
Ice Cores: Unlocking Past Climates
Episode 4
5 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Igloos and tents are built on a glacier.
Ice Cores: Unlocking Past Climates
Episode 2
6 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An illustration depicts different layers of an ice core. The layers may contain volcanic remains, dust, and pollen, from a corresponding period.
Ice Cores: Unlocking Past Climates
Episode 1
5 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Three people walking through the woods. Caption: I think back to the project quite a bit.
WildFIRE PIRE
Episode 9
4 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
People standing on an overlook in a cave. Caption: Even the average tourist is an explorer in this cave--
America's National Monuments: Legacy Of The Great Plains
Episode 7
7 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Map of the northwest United States showing John Day Fossil Beds in Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Clarno Unit, Sheep Rock Unit, and Painted Hills Unit are in Oregon. Caption: preserve a continuous 40-million-year fossil record
America's National Monuments: The Geologic West
Episode 2
12 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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
Rough lava rocks with a few trees growing out of them. Caption: (male narrator) Laval Beds National Monument is all things volcanic.
America's National Monuments: The Geologic West
Episode 7
10 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Rocky coastline. Caption: Life learned to use sunlight to develop
15 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Magic school bus floating in lava. Caption: It's so hot, the Earth's crust is melting!
The Magic School Bus
Season 2 / Ep 201
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Cartoon drawing of a flying superhero with a "W" on his chest. Caption: (Tim) "The adventures of Weatherman."
The Magic School Bus
Season 1 / Ep 113
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Cartoon of a person wearing a hard hat, kneeling in the dirt and holding some in their hands. Caption: Look! Beautiful rich soil!
The Magic School Bus
Season 1 / Ep 106
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Teacher outside the magic school bus wearing a rock outfit. Caption: Leave no stone unturned.
The Magic School Bus
Season 3 / Ep 312
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Sand dunes with sparse grass. Caption: Maritime forests are important for coastal resilience.
1 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 11
Dry, brown grasses dotted with wildflowers wave in the wind. Caption: Hot, arid summers tend to parch vegetation.
Mediterranean-Climate Ecosystems
Episode 3
8 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Evergreen plants in shades of green from light to dark cover the landscape. Caption: Shrubby, evergreen plants are widespread in all five areas.
Mediterranean-Climate Ecosystems
Episode 4
11 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Somewhat rocky soil with cactus and scrub-like plants give way to cultivated rows of plants and buildings in the distance. Caption: These areas as known as Mediterranean climate reasons.
Mediterranean-Climate Ecosystems
Episode 3
7 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Photograph of Charles Richter. Caption: who was the first to make measurements of ground motion
EarthScope Chronicles
Season 0 / Ep 2
2 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
3D computer model showing structures with elevation information. Range is from 3 to -3km Caption: We also use physics to study deep inside the earth.
EarthScope Chronicles
Season 0 / Ep 4
4 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Ship with industrial equipment and a crane lowering something into the water. Caption: There are two seismometers named after me
EarthScope Chronicles
Season 0 / Ep 1
2 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Aerial view of a wide canyon cut through reddish-brown rock. Caption: When you live there, when you're from there,
EarthScope Chronicles
Season 0 / Ep 3
4 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Debris filled water carries buildings and cars over cultivated fields. Caption: A ten-meter high wall of water surges ashore.
45 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Puffy white clouds. Cumulus clouds. Caption: Cumulus, Latin for "heap,"
15 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Adult curls around two baby animals. Caption: Some of the ways animals enter a long sleeplike state
10 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Illustration of drops of water with faces. Caption: Look at this, Hanna.
My Little Planet
Episode 1
5 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Illustration of a ship with 3 masts underwater. Caption: A pirate ship that's sunk.
My Little Planet
Episode 25
5 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Sunlight filtering through the leaves of a tree. Caption: can absorb or scatter radiant energy from the sun.
19 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Rolling hillside spotted with evergreen trees. Caption: lodgepole pine, that was introduced from North America
WildFIRE PIRE
Episode 3
3 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of Antarctica with a current moving in an oval along one coast with branches moving out towards the rest of the ocean. Caption: Did you know there's a massive Southern Ocean current
News of the Day
Episode 5
1 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial view of a large airplane in flight. Sensors dot the outside of the plane. Caption: (male narrator) Hurricane hunting is not for the faint at heart.
NOAA Ocean Today
Episode 2
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Lightning branching across the sky. Caption: (female narrator) Lightning is a rapid discharge of electrical energy
NOAA Ocean Today
Episode 1
1 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Person at a bank of computer screen showing maps shaded in various colors. Caption: the development of El Niño and La Niña.
1 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Beach at sunset with waves lapping on the shore. Caption: it nurtured life itself on this planet,
One Ocean
Episode 1
43 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Earth spinning on its orbit, the equator of earth is tilted downward and eastward.
Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey
Episode 1
48 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A photo depicts the earth spinning in its orbit, where the equator and tropic of cancer are highlighted. Caption: June
Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey
Episode 2
49 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Earth spinning on its orbit, the tilt of earth's central axis along the vertical axis is highlighted.
Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey
Episode 3
49 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Domed, dripping rock structures line the wall of a cave. Caption: but only one that is a marble cave.
America's National Monuments: The Geologic West
Episode 10
16 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Solar panels tilted toward the sky. Caption: can be used to create electricity
10 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 7
Forested hillside with a sign "Welcome to Pinnacles National Monument National Park Service Department of the Interior" Caption: is a place of great surprises.
America's National Monuments: The Geologic West
Episode 4
13 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of Earth with a large landmass in the central part of the globe. Caption: in a large supercontinent called Pangaea,
21 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Map of the Earth with the continents and underlying tectonic plates outlined. Caption: is made up of many tectonic plates
16 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
A large circular storm on Earth's surface, as seen from space. Caption: the forecasters categorize them by wind speed.
Hurricane, the Anatomy
Episode 1
49 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
The wing of an airplane in the clouds. Caption: (narrator) The best way to study the atmosphere is to be there.
Profiles Of Scientists And Engineers
Episode 4
5 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A person washing a window with a sponge. Caption: What's the weather outside your window today?
Real World Science
Episode 2
14 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Iceland as seen from above. Mostly green with a few central patches of ice and snow. Caption: Iceland is an oceanic island
Real World Science
Episode 3
16 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Person hiking up a rock trail with mountains behind and tropical flowers along the path. Caption: That's because ecosystems are all around us.
Real World Science
Episode 4
18 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Giraffe eating foliage from a treetop. Caption: Every habitat is different.
Real World Science
Episode 8
15 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Illustration of the Earth with a section cut away showing the crust as a thin layer and the mantle as a thicker layer beneath the crust. Caption: Rocks found in the mantle are pressed tightly together,
Real World Science
Episode 12
16 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Earth as seen from space. Caption: However, such changes take place gradually.
Real World Science
Episode 17
20 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Illustration of the Earth and the layers of the atmosphere. In order from closest to farthest: Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere. Caption: and the top layer is called the exosphere.
Real World Science
Episode 14
16 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Tall, thin trees choked with brush. Caption: Fire is a landscape process.
WildFIRE PIRE
Episode 4
4 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Sedimentary rock (erosion) is turned into metamorphic rock (heat and pressure); metamorphic rock changes to igneous rock; igneous (magma) rock can go back to metamorphic rock or can change to sedimentary rock. Caption: They can be broken down again and become sedimentary.
4 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
illustration of igneous rocks. On screen text, rocks that form from magma or lava. Caption: from cooling magma or lava are called igneous rocks.
The Rockin' World of Geology
Episode 2
26 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of the layers of a rock. A portion of the rock contains Sodium, Potassium, and Aluminum. Caption: Felsic magma cools to form igneous rocks such as granite.
The Rockin' World of Geology
Episode 3
26 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration depicts a school of fish swimming past an underwater crater. On screen text, turbidite. Caption: on underwater marine slopes,
The Rockin' World of Geology
Episode 4
26 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of a glacier with rigid ice at the apex and pliable ice at the surface. Caption: The upper ice on the glacier stays rigid.
The Rockin' World of Geology
Episode 6
26 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Glowing lava as seen from above. Caption: Where exactly magma exits and turns into solid basalt
53 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A penguin jumping from ice.
4 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person working on a large vertical sheet of ice. Caption: For them, time on the ice is part of the job.
Science Nation
Episode 27
3 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Helicopter hovering over a rocky, snow covered landscape. Caption: Traveling by helicopter, plane, and snowmobile,
Science Nation
Episode 104
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Bolt of lightning arcing from cloud to ground. Caption: we all want up-to-the-minute information.
Science Nation
Episode 5
3 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Lava spewing from a crevasse while smoke and ash rises around it. Caption: how long the ash will linger and when the skies will be clear
Science Nation
Episode 83
2 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Dam with no water being released. Caption: (male narrator) Time can take a toll on a dam.
Science Nation
Episode 115
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Computer screens with color-shaded images of a spiral shaped storm. Caption: study hurricanes, tornadoes, and blizzards from the inside.
Science Nation
Episode 1
3 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A lattice-work ladder leading to a platform. Instruments and cables are placed on the lattice and platform. Caption: to study an earthquake at ground zero.
Science Nation
Episode 118
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Top view of a helipad at the top of a skyscraper. Caption: vulnerable to earthquakes, like in Downtown Los Angeles.
Science Nation
Episode 238
3 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Concrete building with open walls. Wiring, cables, and other instruments are attached. Caption: with their shake test plans in mind.
Science Nation
Episode 112
3 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
City with closely placed buildings almost entirely destroyed, very few still standing. Caption: new design standards and building codes.
Science Nation
Episode 47
2 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Computer screen showing east coast of United States with color gradient showing a band of storms parallel to the coastline. Caption: almost 200 tornadoes had occurred
Science Nation
Episode 113
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person drawing a straight line down the side of a metal cylinder. Caption: Cores like this are nature's archives.
Science Nation
Episode 173
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Platform in a warehouse holding a building suspended by struts. Caption: This shake table is the largest in the world,
Science Nation
Episode 196
4 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Cooling lava turning into stone. Caption: Kilauea is one of the longest currently-erupting volcanoes.
Science Nation
Episode 213
5 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Circular turbines stacked two-high. People walk in front of them. Caption: designed this 15-foot-tall wall of wind, nicknamed, "WOW."
Science Nation
Episode 74
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial view of ice breaking apart as it flows onto land from an ice shelf. Caption: Ice flows from the land over the fjord,
Science Nation
Episode 51
3 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Volcano billowing smoke and ash. Caption: (male narrator) Mount St. Helen's eruption in 1980 wasn't a surprise.
Science Nation
Episode 144
2 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People walking on a trail among burned trees. Caption: to study the fire's impact on the ecosystem.
Science Nation
Episode 86
2 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Graphic of streets outlined in various colors with letters and numbers assigned to the individual streets. Caption: to construct a street-by-street view of Sandy's devastation.
Science Nation
Episode 77
2 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A rock arch in Utah. Caption: of these spectacular geological landmarks.
Science Nation
Episode 244
3 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A water body. Caption: More people and more buildings mean more strain on the system.
Science Nation
Episode 250
3 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Cross section of a sheet of ice on a rock shelf. The ice has a pool of melted water that travels from the surface, down to the rock, and then to the ocean. Caption: for 100,000 years are now undergoing dynamic changes.
Science Nation
Episode 58
2 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Model building being pounded by waves. Caption: And when engineers pounded it with a mini-tsunami,
Science Nation
Episode 187
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A giant funnel cloud moving toward a house. Caption: You really have to just step back and have great respect
Science Nation
Episode 181
4 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Computer simulation of a fire moving through a forested area. Caption: to really mimic the real spread of the fire.
Science Nation
Episode 201
5 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A rapidly moving river with trees on the bank. Caption: (male narrator) Water, a precious resource for sure.
Science Nation
Episode 116
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Color gradients showing the amount of water vapors over a map of the earth. Caption: showing the total amount of water vapor in the atmosphere.
Science Nation
Episode 85
2 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Child in a field smelling flowers. Caption: People breath air to get the oxygen they need.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 49
4 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Green treetops looking over a lake with puffy clouds in a blue sky. Caption: First, moisture is needed to form clouds and precipitation.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 114
3 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Basin of a volcano. Caption: Calderas are found all over the world.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 3
3 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Mouth of a cave. Caption: Caves exist all over the world and come in many sizes
Science Video Vocab
Episode 137
3 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Snowy field and mountain range. Caption: Polar climates are very, very cold, windy, and snowy.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 47
5 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Green patchwork fields with a mountain rising in the background. Clouds cover most of the blue sky. Caption: Clouds can form at any height above the ground.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 119
3 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Aerial view of snow-and-ice-covered rock surrounded by icy water. Caption: Glaciers and icecaps are frozen year round,
Science Video Vocab
Episode 117
3 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Desert with low scrub and red rock formations rising in the distance. Caption: There are hot deserts and cold deserts.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 121
4 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
A patch of dried, cracked, mud. Caption: There are three types of drought…
Science Video Vocab
Episode 138
2 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Land and ocean as seen from above with tectonic plates outlined. Caption: The tectonic plates naturally move along their edges
Science Video Vocab
Episode 120
3 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Cement cracked and broken down the center. Caption: Earthquakes cause rapid movement of the Earth's crust,
Science Video Vocab
Episode 142
4 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Muddy water rushing through a rocky channel. Caption: Floods are the most common and expensive natural disasters.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 123
3 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Forested mountain side. Caption: Forests grow all over the world and are very important
Science Video Vocab
Episode 125
4 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Derrick pumping oil. Caption: The oil is then pumped out of the ground.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 124
4 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Steep rocky mountain partially covered in snow and ice. Caption: As the glacier grows, the ice flows down the mountain
Science Video Vocab
Episode 127
3 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Map of the world with parts highlighted in green. Caption: Grasslands are found on every continent
Science Video Vocab
Episode 133
2 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Industrial plant with smokestacks emitting pollutants. Caption: Increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 128
2 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Rough ocean water covering beach and surrounding areas. Caption: Hurricanes are huge storms that are given names
Science Video Vocab
Episode 132
3 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Landslide on the side of a mountain. Caption: Sometimes landslides are small, and hardly noticeable.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 138
2 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
A caldera filled with water. Caption: A caldera is a large crater-like depression in the earth.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 27
3 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
All the continents pushed together. Caption: as one big land mass--the continent of Pangea.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 28
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of a fern leaf with water dripping from it. Caption: Precipitation is a major part of the water cycle
Science Video Vocab
Episode 130
2 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Earthworm on top of soil. Caption: Plants and animals provide nutrients to the soil.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 48
3 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Aerial view of small islands covered in greenery with the water between them dotted in plants. Caption: The Everglades is the largest remaining subtropical wilderness
Science Video Vocab
Episode 122
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Tornado swirling in the middle of a field. Caption: The most violent tornadoes are capable of tremendous damage,
Science Video Vocab
Episode 136
2 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Illustration of a tropical rainforest. Caption: Scientists divide the tropical rainforest into five layers
Science Video Vocab
Episode 129
4 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Lava from a volcano cooling as it hits a body of water. Caption: Volcanic eruptions can also cause tsunamis.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 135
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Lava cooling down. Caption: When lava cools down, it forms igneous rock,
Science Video Vocab
Episode 30
2 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Mouth of volcano mid explosion. Caption: over 1,500 active volcanoes in the world.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 29
3 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
An illustration of hurricane recipe. On screen text, precursor storms + warm water + low wind shear. Iconic representations for all the three are depicted. Caption: Let's start with precursor storms.
Seasonal Science
Episode 3
3 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Raptors. Diagram of a raptor showing keen eyes, curved beak, talons, and a taste for prey. Caption: Raptors migrate south during the winter months
Seasonal Science
Episode 7
2 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Small cloud representing an average snowstorm compared to a larger angry cloud representing a thundersnow storm. Caption: separating ordinary snowstorms from thunder snowstorms,
Seasonal Science
Episode 6
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A diagram depicts circular waves with its center beneath the ground. Seismic waves. Longitudinal and transverse.
1 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Four newts swimming underwater. Caption: are among the most biologically diverse regions on Earth.
Mediterranean-Climate Ecosystems
Episode 2
7 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person holding the fossilized skull of an animal. Caption: but there's still a liveliness and a connection
Shelf Life
Season 1 / Ep 2
4 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Shovel partially sunk into dark brown soil. Caption: and if you've ever seen soil in a lush forest,
10 minutes
Grade Level: K - 3
Person walking in the rain holding an umbrella, wearing shorts and a sleeveless shirt. Caption: In some places, it rains a lot in spring.
12 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Blueberry plant with ripe berries. Caption: Many plants produce fruits and berries in summer.
12 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Ash from an eruption filling the air. Caption: An eruption could be the largest natural disaster
50 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Sun shining through machinery. Caption: because we get to look at something new in seismology.
3 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A photo of a Cheetah.
Visions of Earth
Episode 1
26 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A Satellite image of the Earth.
Visions of Earth
Episode 2
32 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A photo of a glacier.
Visions of Earth
Episode 3
35 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A Satellite image of the Earth. Sun is visible in the horizon.
Visions of Earth
Episode 4
33 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Laptop computer showing a split screen of a picture and a computer image. Caption: and build a digital elevation model of the lava dome.
Volcano Web Shorts
Episode 1
2 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Computer screen showing a dry riverbed with a rushing wall of wet debris. Caption: Debris flows are masses of rock and mud and water
Volcano Web Shorts
Episode 2
3 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Aerial view of billowing gray clouds of ash and smoke. Caption: One tool of volcano seismology is the seismic network.
Volcano Web Shorts
Episode 3
2 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Camera on a tripod next to other equipment, covered in ice and snow. Caption: We need instruments that survive and still transmit data
Volcano Web Shorts
Episode 4
3 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Aerial view of a volcano emitting a plume of ash and dust. Caption: Our objective is to keep people safe
Volcano Web Shorts
Episode 5
2 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Computer screen showing a satellite map with population data. Caption: We can identify the number of people
Volcano Web Shorts
Episode 6
2 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Diagram of two tectonic plates in the Earth's crust shifting in opposite directions. Caption: and energy is released, resulting in an earthquake.
21 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
A herd of wild herbivores. Caption: Herbivores are animals that only eat plants.
Way Cool Science
Episode 5
20 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
A photograph of snow capped rocks. Caption: They come in all different colors, shapes, and sizes.
Way Cool Science
Episode 1
13 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
A photograph of plant soil. On screen text, germinating. Caption: Germination is the beginning of the growth of a plant embryo.
Way Cool Science
Episode 2
16 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
A photograph of cirrus clouds. On screen text, cirrus. Caption: Cirrus clouds are thin, white clouds.
Way Cool Science
Episode 3
17 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Two cars are partially submerged in flood water.
43 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Vehicles driving on a road with a funnel-shaped cloud descending from the sky. Caption: Tornadoes are smaller, very powerful storms
11 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Rocky streambed between snow covered banks. Caption: eventually causing them to split apart.
16 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 5
Waterfall greenery in the background. Caption: Weathering occurs all around us.
19 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Water erupting from the ground. Caption: there's something unusual about how they work.
4 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Satellite looking down the surface of the Earth over a large storm system. Caption: a new storm gathers strength, churning towards land.
Hurricane, the Anatomy
Episode 3
50 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Small rodent curled in a ball and sleeping in a nest with acorns. Caption: Some animals go through a similar state of dormancy
10 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Closeup of hands holding a narrow, red tubular object. Caption: With a warmer climate, do we suspect to see more fire?
WildFIRE PIRE
Episode 8
9 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12