Items Tagged as "earth science"

Earth's Cryosphere: Antarctica

Subjects: Earth Sciences, Science
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
Posted: Jun. 27, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
Summary:
This video segment adapted from NASA uses satellite imagery to provide an overview of the cryosphere in the Antarctic. Learn about Antarctic features such as clouds, glaciers, ice streams, ice shelves, and icebergs.

Geology of North Dakota Badlands

Subjects: Earth Sciences, Science
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14
Posted: Jun. 27, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
Summary:
See how the geology of the North Dakota badlands has changed over time in this video segment from NatureScene, featuring the landscape at Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Ozone Hole

Subjects: Earth Sciences, Science
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
Posted: Jun. 27, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
Summary:
This video segment adapted from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center describes how CFCs, once widely used in refrigerators and aerosol cans, damaged the protective layer of ozone in our atmosphere.

Dusky Coal

Summary:
In this Building Block video, a bridge and dark ironwork stand above a dusky pile of coal, starkly contrasting with a train rumbling across a grassy hill in the background.

Ocean Temperatures and Climate Patterns

Summary:
This animation from The New Media Studio explains precipitation patterns by illustrating how differences in ocean surface temperatures create wind, and how wind patterns can in turn affect ocean surface temperatures.

Drilling to Antarctica

Summary:
In this video adapted from ANDRILL, find out how geoscientists get through more than a dozen football fields of ice and water in order to study the rock and sediment beneath Antarctica.

Earth System: Ice and Global Warming

Summary:
This video segment adapted from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center details how global warming may already be responsible for a significant reduction in glacial ice, which may in turn have significant consequences for the planet.

Coal Tramway

Summary:
In this Building Block video, coal carts move along an elevated tramway as smokestacks spew smoke in the background.

An Alaska Native Community Helps Seals

Summary:
In this video segment from First Alaskans Institute, learn about northern fur seals (laaqudan), their importance to the Alaska Native diet, and how the community of St. Paul Island participates in their conservation and protection.

Close-up of Oil Rig Pumping

Summary:
In this Building Block video, the Sun beams down from a cobalt sky containing wispy clouds and flashes through the horse head of a pump jack.


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