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Geology

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
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
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
Illustration of a man sitting at a desk, looking off into the distance at nothing. Caption: Maybe the continents drifted apart.
7 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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
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
Cave with stalactites and stalagmites in light brown rock. Caption: and great cathedrals of rock
17 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
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
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
Illustration of Earth. Midlatitude jet stream (cool) at the top of the globe and Subtropical jet stream (warm) close to the equator. Both move clockwise. Caption: it is a powerful band of winds known for bringing winter storms
Core Meteorology
Season 0 / Ep 1
28 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Map of the United States with NE, IA, KS, MO, AR, OK, NM, and TX marked. Pawnee, OK is at the epicenter of a circle indicating an earthquake. Caption: A 5.6 magnitude earthquake northeast of Oklahoma City.
5 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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
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
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
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
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
Wide shot of an active volcano at night. Text reads, "Geology, the study of the origin of the Earth, along with its rocks, minerals, landforms, and all of the processes that have affected them over the course of Earth's history."
Earth Science
Episode 1
9 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Boiling orange-red magma. Caption: the most violent natural forces in our planet--
13 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Color illustration of rock and sediment layers of synclines and anticlines demonstrating plate tectonic, volcanic and earthquake influences on rock movement.
14 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 6
Still image from: Eons: How Volcanoes Froze the Earth (Twice)
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 29
10 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Eons: The Story of the Dino Stampede
Eons
Season 3 / Ep 13
10 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Eons: The World Before Plate Tectonics
Eons
Season 3 / Ep 10
9 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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
Lava spewing from a crack in the Earth's surface. Caption: for scientists from the Hawaii Volcano Observatory
24 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
Grass and wildflower covered field surrounded by evergreen trees and snow-capped mountains. Spanish captions.
9 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Aerial view of a string of islands. Light bluish green water surrounds the islands. Caption: The valley's called the Tongue of the Ocean.
56 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Active volcano with plumes of white smoke billowing up into the air from a red river of lava encircling the base of the volcano.
35 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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
Manmade dam as seen from below. Caption: to create even more complicated structures.
Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 3
21 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
Stream of water running through soil. There is no plant life holding the soil in place. Caption: we typically identify as "soil erosion."
Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 4
19 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Geology and Rocks for Kids
8 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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
Cross section of earth showing deep fissures. Caption: separated by huge cracks running deep into the crust,
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 13
44 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
View of the ground and lake partially covered by snow. Caption: But even that is just a fraction of the total flood
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 12
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Molten, glowing sphere being pelted by rocks. Caption: was the fledgling Earth.
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 3
44 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Several volcanoes oozing lava and emitting smoke. Caption: They were pushed back by these mountains of fire.
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 9
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cross section of earth showing a bulge of magma sending streaks of magma up through cracks in Earth's crust to the surface where they exit as lava. Caption: the bulging crust bust open,
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 11
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Tall, snowy, and rocky mountain as seen from below. Caption: Is Everest shrinking or growing?
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 8
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Lava field in foreground with evergreen trees and snowy mountain in background. Caption: Southwest of St. Helens, he investigates an area
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 10
44 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Sand dunes. Caption: The wind that builds them also blows them away,
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 4
44 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Steeply sloping walls of layered, red sedimentary rock. Caption: the Grand Canyon remains the most famous of them all.
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 1
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Lava shooting into the air. Caption: pouring out of volcanoes all around the Ring of Fire.
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 7
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Illustration of a plate of Earth's crust being pushed beneath a second plate. Caption: (narrator) As the two plates moved towards each other,
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 6
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A volcano emits ash and smoke, as seen from a city street. Caption: (narrator) It's the nightmare scenario that everyone fears.
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 2
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A rocky sheer cliff with a river cascading down the face of it, as seen from above. Caption: is shaping this magnificent landscape.
How the Earth Was Made
Season 2 / Ep 5
44 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of fingers picking up a sliver of grayish rock. Caption: Gabbro is formed from the cooling of magma.
20 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 8
Busy freeway with palm trees and high-rise buildings in the background. Caption: virtually identical to the San Andreas
26 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black illustration on aqua blue background. Man in hard hat frowns and rests chin in hand while holding a conical flask in other hand. Question mark floats above him. Title card reads, "Serious Science. Decoding the Science of Crude Oil."
Into the Outdoors
Episode 36
5 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Black line drawing on light blue background. Figure drives machine that distributes water above ground. Man with flashlight surveys water dripping underground. Title card reads, "The Physics and Chemistry of Karst Topography."
Into the Outdoors
Episode 23
6 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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
Rock formations with straight sides rise above rocky red landscape dotted with trees. Spanish captions.
14 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 5
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
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
Illustration of rain falling on a rock. Caption: It is a very slow process that happens over millions of years.
Moko
Episode 1
5 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of two people walking, one wearing a knapsack with an iguana on their head. Caption: "We have got to warn my village. The mountain is angry.
Moko
Episode 2
5 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a small single-sail boat dwarfed by a menacing wave. Caption: "about your tornados, winds, and currents.
Moko
Episode 3
5 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a stream of water being heated by underground magma. Caption: In its heated state, the water wants to escape the spring
Moko
Episode 4
5 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a tree with a few leaves on the branches. Caption: This bark can be very thin, or quite thick.
Moko
Episode 7
5 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a stream of water falling down the side of a mountain. Caption: Waterfalls are often stronger during spring,
Moko
Episode 8
5 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a river and tree partially obscured by grayish-white thin clouds. Caption: When we can see through the cloud, we call it a mist.
Moko
Episode 10
5 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Two people in a hammock, suspended above the ground. Caption: A low, rumbling sound, muffled and far away,
Moko
Episode 11
5 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a large chunk of ice floating in the water. Caption: It floats and drifts on the ocean.
Moko
Episode 15
5 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a pocket of water below the earth's surface. Caption: The water tables are nourished by the seeping-down rains.
Moko
Episode 16
5 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a mountain with snow on the peak starting to melt down one side of the mountain. Caption: Some floods are triggered by mountain snows melting
Moko
Episode 19
5 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a map of the world. Caption: Cenotes are found in North America and Central America,
Moko
Episode 27
5 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of rough water with a dark, funnel shaped cloud touching the surface. Caption: Ocean tornadoes move very rapidly.
Moko
Episode 28
5 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a person laying down in a boat as the boat runs aground on a beach. Caption: Slowly, his boat came to rest on a familiar beach.
Moko
Episode 12
5 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a mountain in heavy rain with darker earth running down one side of it. Caption: (narrator) Mudslides are very fluid, and flow very, very quickly.
Moko
Episode 31
5 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of the Earth and other planets with a belt of floating rocks between them. Caption: Our planet is surrounded by a belt of asteroids
Moko
Episode 32
5 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a dry, brown landscape and an orange sun. Caption: These areas are very dry and semi-arid,
Moko
Episode 33
5 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Image of a layer of ice above liquid water. Caption: This is called sea ice.
Moko
Episode 37
5 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of mountains with a raincloud over the valley between them. Caption: Lakes provide not only drinkable water and water to spray crops,
Moko
Episode 38
5 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a ring of islands surrounded by a thin line of sand and shallow water. Caption: They can only be found in warm seas.
Moko
Episode 39
5 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a steep sand dune. Caption: We call these dunes singing dunes.
Moko
Episode 44
5 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a person on a hilltop facing a series of bigger mountains. Caption: (narrator) This phenomenon is called an echo.
Moko
Episode 45
5 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a high mountain with a channel in the middle worn away and a river of water on the bottom of the channel. Caption: We call this phenomenon erosion.
Moko
Episode 46
5 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of water against a curved shoreline. Caption: The tides vary in strength in different places on Earth.
Moko
Episode 49
5 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of an island breaking the water line with a larger volume of the island under water. Caption: These are called volcanic islands.
Moko
Episode 50
5 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Person wearing a backpack and a headlamp moving through a narrow opening in a crouched position. Caption: Okay, I'm going down a slope. It looks a little slippery.
16 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Illustration of three round particles. Pyrite Particles. Caption: These tiny pyrite particles can travel a long distance away
News of the Day
Episode 3
2 minutes
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
Bear in a river on all fours with a fish in its mouth. Caption: animals live in and around lakes and rivers.
15 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Skeleton of a dinosaur head with large teeth. Caption: Like the dinosaur age or the age of fishes
15 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Wide landscape of a highway passing through a landscape with several red sandstone rock formations.
21 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 9
Still image from: Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth--Geographical Regions
Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Episode 6
28 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth--Human Impacts on the Natural Environment
Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Episode 8
28 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth--Inventing the Tools of Geography
Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Episode 1
28 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth--Landforms
Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Episode 3
28 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth--Layering the Planet
Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Episode 5
29 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth--Physical Geographic Influences on the Development of Human Societies
Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Episode 7
29 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth--Portraying the Earth
Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Episode 2
28 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth--The Ever Changing Planet
Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Episode 4
28 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Plate Tectonics
7 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
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
Vehicle driving along a dirt road towards mountains on a barren plain. Caption: We cannot stop these volcanoes from erupting,
17 minutes 42 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
River with a few boats, a dense city along the banks. Caption: is that area generally covered by running water.
24 minutes 37 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
Glowing lava as seen from above. Caption: Where exactly magma exits and turns into solid basalt
53 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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
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
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
A rock arch in Utah. Caption: of these spectacular geological landmarks.
Science Nation
Episode 244
3 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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
Basin of a volcano filled with water. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 107
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
People standing in the mouth of a large cave. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 125
3 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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
Desert with a tree in the foreground, low scrub and red rock formations rising in the distance. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 109
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
Closeup of light brown mud drying out so that cracks are forming along the edges. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 127
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
Land and ocean as seen from above with tectonic plates outlined. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 110
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
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
Steep rocky mountain partially covered in snow and ice. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 115
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
Bison standing in dry grass. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 116
2 minutes 11 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
Large rock rolling downhill. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 126
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
A caldera filled with water. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 22
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
All the continents pushed together. Spanish captions
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 23
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 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
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
Rolling ocean waves. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 124
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. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 25
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
Diagram of lava flow underneath Earth's surface. Spanish captions.
Science Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 24
3 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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
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
Deep etched image of a piece of shale against a turquoise background. Title card reads, "Shale. From the late Devonian period about 420 million years ago. Formed from bottom of prehistoric sea."
Spot on Science
Episode 7
4 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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 holding a silvery rock with geometric chunks on top and white and silver crystalline structures on the bottom. Caption: So this one looks like pyrite, but it's called arsenopyrite.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 50
9 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of globular organisms with fine hairs projecting from their body. Caption: When they die, their shells become part of the sediment.
33 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Excavated preserved status of a person collapsed on the ground. Caption: And these are the last terrible moments of Pampeii--
8 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Elephant reaching trunk into the foliage of a tree. Caption: And even here, life endures.
52 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 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
An explosive volcano filling the air with ash. Caption: several miles into the upper atmosphere,
34 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Three people sitting on ground looking at rocks. Caption: Geologists divide sedimentary rocks into three main types…
20 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 10
Cluster of diamonds in their raw form. Spanish captions.
14 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 5
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
Sun shining through machinery. Caption: because we get to look at something new in seismology.
3 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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
Satellite image of Africa with two lines separating a portion of the southeast edge. Caption: and prepares to split Africa in two.
Voyage of the Continents
Season 2 / Ep 3
52 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of India and Asia to the north. A line of mountains separates the two. Caption: giving birth to the towering Himalayas.
Voyage of the Continents
Season 1 / Ep 4
51 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Coastline of two land masses with ocean in between. Caption: North America and Europe are moving away from each other
Voyage of the Continents
Season 1 / Ep 1
51 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Sparse vegetation on a rocky hillside. Caption: is the very first piece of the European continent.
Voyage of the Continents
Season 1 / Ep 3
51 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Sun setting between two rocky outcroppings over a body of water. Caption: Today the landscapes tell the story of Pangea's birth,
Voyage of the Continents
Season 2 / Ep 1
51 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of a globe with landmasses. Caption: on the fiery surface of the planet.
Voyage of the Continents
Season 1 / Ep 2
51 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of the globe with Africa highlighted. Caption: until forming the African continent we know today.
Voyage of the Continents
Season 2 / Ep 2
52 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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
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
Person in a reflective heat-protecting suit crouches next to a pit of glowing lava. Caption: (narrator) Protected now, he moves closer and fishes for fresh lava.
Wild Chronicles
Season 1 / Ep 101
5 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Aerial view of a steeply descending hillside that ends in water. A cruise ship in in the water at the foot of the hillside. Caption: But the Santorini volcano puts Vesuvius to shame.
Wild Chronicles
Season 2 / Ep 219
4 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Large, flat plain with mountains in the distance. Caption: It's called the Altiplano --
Wild Chronicles
Season 1 / Ep 135
5 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12