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Environmental Issues

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
Spraying ice removing solution on a sheet. Caption: Just spray on and the ice that forms slips away.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 28
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Industrial plant from a distance. Caption: That's the world's largest PLA manufacturing plant.
1 hours 24 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Water rushes through rocks in the Fridley creek. Caption: when it's severely icing, it's a hostile environment.
19 minutes 5 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
Earth in space with cutouts of people standing around the circumference, hands extended towards each other. Caption: to cherish and protect our planet.
All About the Holidays
Episode 20
1 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
A large bird with wings spread and a tag on each wing that has "80" printed on it. Caption: so that in the morning sun, it can be warmed.
23 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a ship's bow surrounded by gray ocean. Title card reads, "The Arctic's Changing Climate and Economics."
28 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Photo of deers captured in a photo trap.
4 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Coral reef with fish swimming in the vivid blue water above and two snorkelers at the water's surface. Caption: it has a lot of fish, it has less algae,
Ask a Scientist About
Episode 2
8 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Man, with glasses in a suit jacket and button up shirt. Caption: the system may thrive again when it's reintroduced.
Ask a Scientist
Episode 13
42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Tall snowcapped mountains covered in lush green trees and a light green river with two rafts winding through the valley. Caption: Clearly this place has to be preserved.
21 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of the carbon cycle: Plants intake CO2, herbivores (giraffe) eat plants, carnivores (lion) eat herbivores, carnivores release CO2, and then plants absorb CO2. Caption: releases carbon dioxide back into the air.
Biology
Episode 7
35 minutes 47 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
Red earthworms. Caption: are more likely to develop resistance.
The Botany of Desire
Episode 8
9 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A farmer carries a small pouch in his field. Caption: Heath farms without using toxic chemicals.
The Botany of Desire
Episode 7
3 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A person holding a handful of mollusks that are tagged with unique ids. Caption: That's good for the future of that species
The Brain Scoop
Episode 42
8 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person holding a small insect. Inset of a picture of the insect. Caption: Necrophila Americana
The Brain Scoop
Episode 13
9 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Green leafy foliage partially covering the ground. Caption: was this carpet of baby Kankakee mallows.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 38
7 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration of carbon emitted from factories. Caption: Black carbon was spewed into the air from coal factories.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 63
1 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A large ship is in the water piping fossil fuels. An expanded view from the ship depicts a man researching in a lab setup. Caption: What happens over the last 70 million years.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 66
12 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two trucks unload garbage. Caption: Male, we're standing on about 12 meters of garbage.
Break It Down
Episode 3
22 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A seven story pump house. Caption: Its ultimate destination is this seven story pump house,
Break It Down
Episode 0
22 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Blurry product label as seen through clear film. Caption: Naphthalene doesn't occur naturally in ground water.
45 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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
A burning ship. Caption: On the 22nd, it sinks to the bottom of the gulf of Mexico.
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 11
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two people in a science lab working on a piece of equipment from opposite sides of the table. The equipment terminates in a spout leading to a large plastic drum. Caption: to improve access to safe water
Career Spotlight
Episode 4
3 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial view of farmlands in patchwork green and brown with a small river winding through it. Caption: this land that has nourished them for centuries.
25 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
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
Multiple multistory snow covered building complexes at the foot of snow-covered slopes. Caption: The winter sports industry supports more than 37,000 jobs
Climate Connections
Season 0 / Ep 1
7 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two people at a glacier. Snow on the mountain in the background, one person standing on a rocky riverbank, the second person in the river with a measurement tool. Caption: Climate change impacts glaciers by a number of means.
Climate Connections
Season 0 / Ep 2
5 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person standing on an overlook pointing at the drop-off edge of a dam. Caption: But, where does the water come from?
7 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
A political map of U S. Caption: A national grassroots movement to legalize democracy.
41 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person in shadow against a backdrop of open expanse of ocean and sky. Caption: The new adversity they're having to deal with is climate change.
5 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
People with sacks covering their faces and phrases such as "Greed" and "Self Interest" written on their shirts stand next to a person wearing Earth with a face over their head. 1st Earth Day April 22, 1970 Caption: It was the first celebration of Earth Day,
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 3
27 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Close up of waves on the shore. Caption: it is dramatically changing the chemistry of the ocean.
Coral Comeback
Episode 4
4 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Close up of globular coral with a striped tropical fish swimming in front. Caption: We will learn how super corals are being developed in the lab,
Coral Comeback
Episode 1
1 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Towering coral reef with swimming fish as seen from below against the ocean surface. Caption: (narrator) But the whole reef system is in incredible danger.
Coral Comeback
Episode 2
3 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Jagged shoreline with rough waves and plant life growing at the crest of the rocky peaks. Caption: ocean acidity will double by century's end
Coral Comeback
Episode 7
3 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Flat, fan shaped, leaf-like structures grow off coral while a person in scuba gear swims by. Caption: Much of their oxygen comes off the coral reef.
Coral Comeback
Episode 5
5 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial view of a coastline with a coral reef running parallel to it. Caption: But the Great Barrier Reef isn't just old, it's huge.
16 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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
A blue whale in the water, from above. Caption: Blue whales are the largest animals
Crittercam
Season 1 / Ep 7
23 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Dugong face with the body visible behind it. Caption: but it's actually a descendant of elephant lineage.
Crittercam
Season 1 / Ep 11
23 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Adult male penguin with multiple penguin chicks and a few adult penguins in the background. Caption: He searches the colony, calling for his chick…
Crittercam
Season 1 / Ep 4
23 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A sea turtle in the sand. Caption: most of a sea turtle's life remains a mystery.
Crittercam
Season 1 / Ep 13
23 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A humpback whale seen from below. Caption: Today, just 10,000 remain in the North Atlantic ocean,
Crittercam
Season 1 / Ep 1
23 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A hammerhead shark, seen from below. Caption: (narrator) Bull sharks, tiger sharks, and hammerheads.
Crittercam
Season 1 / Ep 9
23 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A leopard seal with its mouth open. Caption: Armed, dangerous, and extremely hard to find,
Crittercam
Season 1 / Ep 10
23 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A Hawaiian monk seal as seen from below. Caption: The Hawaiian monk seal is on the brink of extinction.
Crittercam
Season 1 / Ep 3
23 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Two citizen scientists investigate an industrial site. One person carries a bucket while the other carries a file in the file. Caption: Citizen science, powered by disruptive technologies,
The Crowd and the Cloud
Episode 2
57 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A carpet of green grass in a backyard with palm trees. Caption: (Steve) It looks 100% natural.
Curiosity Quest
Season 2 / Ep 11
26 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Hundreds of batteries of all types. Caption: Things like metal -- zinc, nickel, cobalt--
Curiosity Quest
Season 1 / Ep 4
25 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 8
Industrial metal pinchers pick up a giant pile of discarded fishing nets. Caption: "You're gonna make electricity out of old nets? How?"
Curiosity Quest
Season 7 / Ep 8
25 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Person pulling a blue bin with "Goodwill" printed on it across a paved loading dock. Caption: How that clothing gets processed, organized, sold,
Curiosity Quest
Season 7 / Ep 1
25 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of a stout cylindrical cactus with long, sharp spines. Caption: They're drought-tolerant, don't require much water,
Curiosity Quest
Season 3 / Ep 9
25 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Large machinery on piles of garbage. Caption: We're obviously standing on top of the landfill.
Curiosity Quest
Season 1 / Ep 1
26 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
The exposed spine of a roof with insulation and plywood falling around it. Caption: What happens to a house when it's demolished?
Curiosity Quest
Season 1 / Ep 7
26 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Two people with a box full of plants in pots. One plant is removed, and the woman is touching a leaf. Caption: There are insects that don't move.
Curiosity Quest
Season 3 / Ep 13
25 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Computer screen with wire form of a play structure. Caption: so they can see in detail where every part goes.
Curiosity Quest
Season 2 / Ep 8
26 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Industrial forklift moving several flattened cars. A giant pile of shredded metal in the background. Caption: We mix flattened car bodies, appliances, and sheet metal
Curiosity Quest
Season 1 / Ep 8
26 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 8
Gloved hands reaching into a large cardboard drum full of lightbulbs. Caption: that live in the area that bring them for recycling.
Curiosity Quest
Season 6 / Ep 2
27 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Long pile of thousands of old, dirty tires. Caption: First question: Where do you get all these tires from?
Curiosity Quest
Season 1 / Ep 6
26 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Conveyor belt with trash spread out on it. Caption: Those small decisions can make a big impact
Curiosity Quest
Season 3 / Ep 4
25 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Stacks of disposable meal trays in foreground with a school cafeteria in the background. Caption: I saw a sign that said "Recycle Polystyrene Here."
Curiosity Quest
Season 5 / Ep 3
25 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Edge of a manhole cover with "No Dumping Drains to Bay" printed on the ground. Caption: That goes into storm drains and ends up in the Santa Ana River.
Curiosity Quest
Season 7 / Ep 10
25 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Split image of a toilet and concrete lined channels of dirty running water. Caption: Goes into the sewers, comes here.
Curiosity Quest
Season 2 / Ep 6
26 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Curving river with unnaturally even banks winds through green fields. Caption: which is like a highway for water.
Curiosity Quest
Season 5 / Ep 7
25 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Bird on a perch in an enclosure. Caption: When they're ready, they go.
Curiosity Quest
Season 5 / Ep 9
24 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Illustration of a boy pouring a bucket of water onto a small tree. Caption: Liam began to feel like a real gardener,
10 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 4
Hands cupping plant detritus from the ground. Caption: it becomes dirt.
53 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two people in hiking gear standing next to a sign showing destinations and distance. Caption: It says we're 32.1 miles from anywhere.
55 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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
Person standing in a forest and indicating an area on the ground. Caption: This is our grave site, and this is what we wanted,
23 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Earth as seen from space with the Sun visible behind it. Caption: (male narrator) All across the planet,
Earth: The Operators' Manual
Episode 1
53 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Bats hanging upside down from the roof of a cave. Caption: bat guano was used mainly in fertilizers.
16 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Manatee swimming in the water. Person in scuba gear in the background. Caption: Manatees are actually incredibly graceful creatures.
Endangered Ocean
Episode 6
2 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person on boat holding a rope attached to a whale in the water. Caption: But steps continue to be taken to help protect this species.
Endangered Ocean
Episode 2
2 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Close up of a sea turtle swimming on the ocean floor. Caption: There are seven different species of sea turtles,
Endangered Ocean
Episode 4
2 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Human hand holding a small, thin brown shark. The shark fits neatly into the palm of the hand. Caption:  Photo by Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution. Caption: the small dwarf lantern can fit in the palm of your hand.
Endangered Ocean
Episode 3
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Close up of a sawfish on the ocean floor. It has a large flat body with a long tooth-lined shaft from the mouth. Caption: (male narrator) Sawfish are large, shark-like rays
Endangered Ocean
Episode 1
2 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Tryptic of a coral reef, ice shelf, and seal on a beach. Caption:  Endangered Species Act. Caption: under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
Endangered Ocean
Episode 7
2 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Earth at night as viewed from space. A network of glowing light is visible in unpopulated areas across the globe. Caption: of electricity to light our cities and power our economy.
Earth: The Operators' Manual
Episode 3
53 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
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
Illustration of a fish with toxicity entering from the water and through the mouth. Caption: which accumulate more toxin from the smaller fish they eat
Science Out Loud
Episode 13
3 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Closeup of red-hot charcoal on a grill. Caption: creating a fuel source that works but has problems.
Science Out Loud
Episode 11
3 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Underwater plants and coral. Caption: Science is working hard to help save all the pieces,
15 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 9
An aerial view of the archipelago in Florida. Caption: It is spectacular scenery, and I can never get enough.
29 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A diagram illustrates a fish.
5 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Map of the western U,S, with fracking icons in Southern California, central and eastern Colorado, and eastern Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
Fracking: America's Energy Revolution
Episode 2
28 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Digital illustration of a cross section of land showing a wavy pattern of soil types with a black stripe labeled Niobrara 6,800 feet below the surface.
Fracking: America's Energy Revolution
Episode 1
28 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of glass containers of water with visible particulate matter. One is labeled 1/18/16. Caption: "This is safe." That's what they told us.
24 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Fish packed in being dumped out of a bucket onto a metal production line. Caption: I think we have a good product because of our regulations.
4 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a hand handling a small, green plant in a densely populated patch of similar plants. Caption: How do green roofs change how a building transfers heat?
Green Revolution
Episode 1
6 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of objects moving from a chamber with disk shaped spiny structures to an empty chamber. Caption: Here, we force bacteria to move electrons
Green Revolution
Episode 9
5 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of a windmill 100 meters tall receiving air current next to a much taller structure receiving a much larger air current. Caption: The beauty of wind turbines is that they're 100% clean.
Green Revolution
Episode 6
5 minutes 1 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
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
River with forests banks and a sun setting in the sky. Caption: but they could work with the rivers,
I Can Be Anything I Want to Be A to Z
Episode 8
3 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Small boats with people on the water at sunset. Caption: This way of life has been around for a long time.
The Soul Of Southeast Asia
Episode 2
49 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Illustration of interlinked structures. Caption: in life sciences and nanotechnology.
25 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Green and brown glass bottles spelling out the word "REDUCE". Caption: because the more people recycle, the more money the city saves.
25 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Round metal object underwater. Caption: is that water creates a shield for radiation.
57 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
lionfish. Caption: People buy them because they're beautiful fish.
13 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two fish swim in a tank.
6 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of an adult gorilla holding a baby gorilla, other adult gorillas in a forest the background. Caption: He was part of a large family of western lowland gorillas.
7 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
A large landfill. Caption: Dylan, Landfills have become huge mountains of trash.
Kids Can Save the Planet
Episode 2
35 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A brokenplastic container is found on the shores. Caption: Broken pieces are becoming part of the beach.
Kids Can Save the Planet
Episode 1
19 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a small, shrimp-like animal among a school of others. Caption: Pardon me, I'm a krill. We eat plankton!
3 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
A lighthouse with the sails of ships in the background. Caption: the same natural enemy-- erosion.
13 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Indigenous person sitting in the bow of a canoe on the water with the jungle in the background. Caption: And that's when the whole thing started getting bigger and bigger,
9 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A flooded neighborhood. Caption: living here, in the future's past.
1 hours 23 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
People on the magic school bus wearing rain hats. Caption: Ahh. The sweet smell of swamp gas.
The Magic School Bus
Season 4 / Ep 405
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Students and their teacher from the magic school bus standing in front of a landfill piled high with trash. Caption: (Wanda) How am I ever going to find my soldier in that mess?
The Magic School Bus
Season 3 / Ep 313
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Students and their teacher from the magic school bus in standing in a jungle in front of a tree with white puffy blooms on the trunk. Caption: It's your cocoa tree, all right, Ms. Frizzle.
The Magic School Bus
Season 3 / Ep 311
26 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Students from the magic school bus encased in raindrops. Caption: Water always falls out of the clouds, eventually.
The Magic School Bus
Season 2 / Ep 206
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Northern hemisphere of Earth as seen from space. Caption: There is no doubt the world is changing.
Mark It
Episode 5
25 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
People in an open-air enclosure standing around a table with paper and other objects on the surface. Caption: is that I am surrounded by really curious people,
Meet the Ologist
Episode 2
3 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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
Extremely busy city street full of vehicles and people. Caption: But the problem goes beyond these numbers.
44 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Illustration of a tree with a face looking upset. Caption: I don't want to become a plank of wood!
My Little Planet
Episode 13
5 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Illustration of a spider on a light switch. Caption: Okay? And we're off.
My Little Planet
Episode 17
5 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon image of a child. Caption: You don't eat little children, do you?
My Little Planet
Episode 2
5 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Illustration of a cat. Caption: Have you smelled the air? It's unbreathable!
My Little Planet
Episode 6
5 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Illustration of two people floating on a platform and moving towards a waterfall. Caption: (Hanna) They disappeared into the waterfall.
My Little Planet
Episode 7
5 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Illustration of a person reaching to take something from a tree's hand. Caption: Take them and find a pretty spot to plant them.
My Little Planet
Episode 3
5 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon of a person speaking to a bird. Caption: There's no big rush. My boat's faster than his.
My Little Planet
Episode 16
5 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Illustration of a spider holding up a clothespin, surrounded by trash. Caption: All the useless things we buy turn up here.
My Little Planet
Episode 11
5 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Illustration of people crouching to look at water coming out of a pipe after the water has been processed. Caption: The station has almost totally cleaned the water.
My Little Planet
Episode 8
5 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Closeup of a brown toad. Caption: there's probably 20, 30 mature toads in this area.
21 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Underwater view of tangles of nets floating stationary. Caption: nets cause extensive damage to the ecosystem
2 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A diagram of an infected tree treated with a pesticide is labeled, protection strategies.
6 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of rows of seedlings planted in a field. Caption: (Lappé) What was the seed that created your food?
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Rows of large frozen fish on the ground with people walking between the rows. Caption: Almost all the world's catch ends up here.
One Ocean
Episode 2
43 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
School of small, silver fish. Caption: Creatures are on the move.
One Ocean
Episode 4
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
School of golden-yellow to pinkish speckled fish. Caption: we increase the health and quantity of fish populations,
2 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A polar bear is in its natural habitat. Caption: It's just an incredible experience.
17 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Photo of bees near an artificial beehive.
6 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Rolling sand dunes with powerlines in the foreground. Caption: Beneath these dunes lies 65% of all known oil reserves.
26 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Waves at sunset looking towards an industrial platform held above the water. Caption: Worldwide, it makes up about a third of the energy supply.
15 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Earth as seen from space. Caption: (narrator) Planet Earth is awash in renewable energy.
Earth: The Operators' Manual
Episode 2
53 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Cross section of water with a concentration of a substance in part of it. Caption: Blooms can also deplete oxygen from the water,
2 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person wearing a hard hat kneeling next to a metal fence working on something. Caption: (male narrator) Tamar's area of specialty is water engineering,
Profiles Of Scientists And Engineers
Episode 9
7 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
People in scuba gear placing and carrying metal cages at different places on the ocean floor. Caption: in various locations along the reef.
Profiles Of Scientists And Engineers
Episode 7
7 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A girl working in a swamp. Caption: I love doing conservation projects.
22 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Front view of George, a C, G, I white garbage truck with headlights that look like eyes and a mouth across the front bumper exits a garage. Caption. I help keep this city clean.
Real City Heroes
Episode 4
11 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
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
Large truck dumping a load of trash into a landfill. Caption: What happens to it when we throw it out?
Real World Science
Episode 1
13 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Line of horseshoe crabs on the beach. Caption: Horseshoe crabs are super helpful.
The Remarkable Horseshoe Crab
Episode 1
1 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An aerial photograph. A line leads from Andros Island to N C coast and then to Prince Edward Island. A second line trace back from Pince Edward Island.
4 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Large white polar bear laying on snow. Arrow pointing to fur with Caption: Thick Hide. there's an incredibly thick hide
Saving a Species
Episode 1
30 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Large sea turtle swimming down towards the ocean floor. Caption: All this makes them great swimmers,
Saving a Species
Episode 3
30 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Wolf in natural habitat. Caption: allowing steady pursuit of prey over long distances.
Saving a Species
Episode 2
27 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
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
Microscopic image showing web-like structures and C shaped tubular organisms. Caption: (narrator) The soil itself is home to a vast number of tiny microbes,
Science Nation
Episode 9
3 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person holding a small partially transparent cube with wires and other equipment attached. Caption: and are developing microbial fuel cells
Science Nation
Episode 108
2 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
White bird with gray speckles nesting on the ground. Caption: they check nests, count eggs, and keep records
Science Nation
Episode 151
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Underwater view of billowing plume of pollutant. Caption: cleaning up oil spills and purifying water.
Science Nation
Episode 82
2 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People in scuba gear above a coral reef holding a clipboard. Caption: tracking a coral killer.
Science Nation
Episode 93
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person pumping fuel into a vehicle. Caption: (narrator) And there you have it: synthetic diesel fuel.
Science Nation
Episode 32
3 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
People on the deck of a boat, one at a large winch. Caption: Their mission: to learn all they can about large lakes.
Science Nation
Episode 102
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person holding a small crab. Caption: could wreak so much havoc in the marshes of Cape Cod?
Science Nation
Episode 106
2 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Microscopic view of tubular structures. Caption: (Saros) They can be early indicators of environmental change.
Science Nation
Episode 87
3 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People standing by a muddy stream bed. One person holds something in his hand while another holds a net and looks at the find. Caption: (male narrator) Just another day at the office for biologist Vance Vredenburg.
Science Nation
Episode 190
5 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Fog rising off a lake. Caption: (narrator) The team watches a switch in progress on Swan's Island.
Science Nation
Episode 214
3 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Coral with a patch of color and the rest white. Caption: and it can kill multiple species of corals.
Science Nation
Episode 33
3 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two people moving a flat of plants. Caption: are reimagining the future of farming --
Science Nation
Episode 235
3 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Aerial view of a building with plants covering most of the surface area of the roof. Caption: (man) It's a roof of living plants.
Science Nation
Episode 159
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person holding a cylindrical piece of ice. Caption: This one is based on the ratio of heavy to light hydrogen.
Science Nation
Episode 179
4 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
 Illustration of an energy source on a grid. Caption: and will power more than 650 homes.
Science Nation
Episode 210
3 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
People on the deck of a ship, working on various equipment. Caption: probing the oil and gas plumes beneath them.
Science Nation
Episode 149
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Green landscape with a hillside in the background. A small industrial installation is present. Caption: They don't know where to get information they can trust.
Science Nation
Episode 3
3 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Semi-trailer with large cylindrical tanks labelled as Hydrogen, Compressed. Caption:(narrator) Hydrogen is hailed as the fuel of the future --
Science Nation
Episode 180
4 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Earthworm in a person's hand. Caption: are actually invasive species.
Science Nation
Episode 107
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Electrons in a microscope. Caption: You have to look at them using an electron microscope.
Science Nation
Episode 228
3 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Floating metal measurement instrument in deep blue water. Caption: thrown overboard to analyze water samples
Science Nation
Episode 123
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Rocky shoreline with green algae coating some of the rocks. Caption: how the blooms affect fish stocks and oyster beds,
Science Nation
Episode 234
3 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Large industrial machine moving across a cultivated field. Caption: could precisely communicate an entire crop's water needs.
Science Nation
Episode 167
2 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup cross-section of a large tree with many rings. Caption: This is a cross-section of a redwood tree.
Science Nation
Episode 127
2 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man looking at leaves in a stream. Caption: They're looking at stream health,
Science Nation
Episode 218
3 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mosquito on a person's skin. Caption: it would scare them away.
Science Nation
Episode 91
2 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman loading a jug onto a cart. Caption: If we can lower the cost of the filtration,
Science Nation
Episode 220
3 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Dirty water with bubbles and PVC pipes. Caption: and reused again and again in a sustainable loop.
Science Nation
Episode 7
3 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
3D graphic of a bright yellow cylindrical object with fins underwater. Caption: Barth is studying low oxygen, or dead zones,
Science Nation
Episode 189
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Green, rolling grasses. Caption: marshes like this one seem fated to shrink.
Science Nation
Episode 19
3 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Solar panels on a roof top. Caption: But even now, they say solar energy is ready for prime time.
Science Nation
Episode 216
3 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Smoggy city street crowded with vehicles. Caption: China is the 2nd largest energy consumer in the world,
Science Nation
Episode 182
5 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A large warehouse with a sloping roof. Caption: (narrator) At the Center for Aerosol Impacts
Science Nation
Episode 15
3 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Electrical meter box attached to the outside of a building. Caption: All the entries have to be zero-energy homes,
Science Nation
Episode 185
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Setting sun as seen through tall wild grasses. Caption: to harness the sun's energy to make renewable fuels.
Science Nation
Episode 45
2 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
The sun seen closely enough to show the light and dark pattern of the surface. Caption: Their mission: put the heat of the sun to work,
Science Nation
Episode 31
3 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person handling a partially ripe strawberry still on the vine. Caption: "What can we plant? What's the rotation strategy?"
Science Nation
Episode 23
2 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
SupraSensor measuring tool. Caption: to detect nitrate fertilizer in soil.
Science Nation
Episode 209
3 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person holding a lid. Caption: sees bio-inspired surfactants gaining market share,
Science Nation
Episode 217
3 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Computer screen showing a line graph of multiple measurements taken at different times. Caption: to add the ultra-fine layers of semiconducting materials
Science Nation
Episode 26
3 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person filling a glass from a faucet. Caption: our risk of contracting some form of cancer would go up.
Science Nation
Episode 2
3 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People gathered around two troughs filled with water. One person is reaching into the water and two others are handling a small object. Caption: studies mussels' role in their environment.
Science Nation
Episode 90
2 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two water recycling machines. Caption: and take gray water recycling up a level.
Science Nation
Episode 230
3 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of a circuit board. Caption: The same platform can be used to monitor the environment.
Science Nation
Episode 11
3 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Sky filled with gray fluffy clouds. Caption: Clouds can block some of the sun's rays
The Science of Climate
Episode 3
5 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
View of Earth from space. Caption: for the thermohaline circulation system.
The Science of Climate
Episode 4
6 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Drawing of girl standing by the ocean. Caption: can expect a 1- to 4-foot rise in their lifetime,
The Science of Climate
Episode 6
4 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
An illustration of African penguins with the outline of Africa in the background. Caption: is undergoing a rapid and alarming decline. On screen text: Biodiversity news, Scientists save penguin chicks. African Penguin, Spheniscus demersus.
2 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A baby sea turtle swimming in the ocean, descending towards the ocean floor.
9 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Two toads, one light brown, the other darker brown with light spots. Caption: Maybe temperatures got too warm for these toads.
Shelf Life
Season 1 / Ep 12
8 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A photo of a small harbour.
4 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person holding the head of a snake on the ground with a metal rod and holding the snake just behind the head with their hand. Caption: The snake charmers will burn the venom glands.
23 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Oil drilling platforms in the ocean with many ships in the water around them. Caption: but they can make money because of our energy policy.
1 hours 1 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The flock of ganders is swimming in the water. Caption: These ganders are far more adventurous.
9 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Coral with an inset magnification showing overlapping small red dots. Caption: The color of the coral reflects millions of tiny algae
Super Corals
Episode 2
3 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Coral of various shapes and a range of colors. Caption: and these are the corals we call "super corals."
Super Corals
Episode 1
4 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person swimming over a coral reef in shallow water. Caption: of biology that exists on the coral reef.
Super Corals
Episode 3
3 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Ash from an eruption filling the air. Caption: An eruption could be the largest natural disaster
50 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person kneeling on the ground next to a pile of dark material. Caption: which sells fashion items made from recycled garbage.
24 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Three old black and white images of men. Caption: (narrator) Roosevelt and Burroughs traveled to Yellowstone in 1903.
5 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A large dam spanning across a lake. Caption: It's the world's largest hydroelectric dam.
22 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 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
Very close up view of microplastics. Caption: Microplastics that as less than five millimeters long--
Trash Talk
Episode 1
2 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Artwork of a bird and fish. Caption: animals often mistake plastic debris for food and eat it.
Trash Talk
Episode 2
1 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Artwork of plastic water bottle, trash bags, straws, and plastic bag. Caption: We find plastic everywhere,
Trash Talk
Episode 3
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Five people picking up trash. Caption: and participate in shoreline cleanups.
Trash Talk
Episode 4
1 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A net floating in water tangled in plastic. Caption: We call that derelict fishing gear,
Trash Talk
Episode 5
2 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An illustration of a trash bin with its side on the road on a rainy day. Caption: rainwater can move the trash into storm drains.
Trash Talk
Episode 6
2 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two trees, their branches creating human faces. Caption: I'm just a green-collar guy trying to get his job done.
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
A well-groomed woman in a hat. Caption: A million couldn't repay me for what I've lost.
1 hours 28 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Closely spaced plants growing toward the water's surface. Caption: They grow in dense groupings, much like a forest on land.
3 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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
A bear in a river.
16 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A group of people inspecting a waterbody.
10 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two cars are partially submerged in flood water.
43 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Rocky streambed between snow covered banks. Caption: eventually causing them to split apart.
16 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 5