Earth Science Series

Changes on Earth (2012)

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While it may not always seem possible, Earth is continually changing. This video provides insight into fascinating processes such as the formation of land, erosion, and volcanic eruptions. Other Earth processes are also investigated.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11
Changes on Earth

Exploring Landforms (2012)

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This video program takes a fascinating look at the many different features found on Earth. Familiar places are used to help describe key landforms. The importance and characteristics of various landforms are explored.

To find the Spanish language version of this video, please click here.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:10
Exploring Landforms

Fascinating Fossils (2012)

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Fossils are windows to the past. This fascinating program takes a look at how fossils are formed and preserved. Special attention is given to the meaning, significance, and use of fossils in telling us about past life on Earth.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11
Fascinating Fossils

Investigating Water (2012)

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Everyday we use water. We drink water, use it to cook our food, and we use it to wash things. This video takes a look at the many important investigating water uses of water, while exploring its basic characteristics.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:09
Investigating Water

Soil and Rocks (2012)

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Many of the things we eat and enjoy are grown in soil. This engaging program explores the soil and rocks importance of soil while taking a look at how soil is formed. Different types of soil and their characteristics are explored.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:10
Soil and Rocks

The Big Bang (2003)

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The astronomer Hubble laid the foundations of the Big Bang Theory of the universe in 1929 when he found that distant galaxies were receding from the earth. The theory holds that the origin of our universe was some 14 billion years ago in a cataclysmic explosion of radiant energy of unknown cause, which formed into atomic particles of hydrogen and helium.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:23
The Big Bang

Trash and the Environment (1998)

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Take a trip to a recycling center, a landfill, and a town dump to understand what happens to trash after it is thrown away. Focus on the environmental problems created by solid waste and discover ways to alleviate the problem. Learn that through daily conservation methods, people can control the amount of waste they produce.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:12
Trash and the Environment

The Water Cycle (2003)

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With the help of Luke Warm, a weatherman on the water channel, two young baseball players come to understand why the big game might be rained out as they are introduced to the key elements that make up and affect the water cycle.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:17
The Water Cycle

Rocks: The Solid Earth Materials #2 (2000)

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Travel deep inside the Earth to discover how rocks and minerals are formed, to learn about the three types of rock, and to understand how rocks change over time through weathering and erosion. See the entire rock cycle and learn how geologists determine the properties of rocks. Learn about the structure and composition of minerals.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
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00:27
Rocks: The Solid Earth Materials #2

Ecosystems and Biomes (2000)

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Live footage and colorful graphics teach students about regions and climates, and explain the impact environments and living organisms have on each other. A terrarium project demonstration shows students how they can make their own living ecosystems. Teacher's Guide available in disk and online: www.schoolvideos.com

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:18
Ecosystems and Biomes