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86 resources with the concept planet earth

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Classroom Activities: EarthViewer

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The spot you are standing in right now—how did it look 2,000 years ago, one million years ago, or even four billion years ago? Scholars use a model of Earth throughout history to learn about continental drift, climate change, changes in...
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EarthViewer Climate Guide Activity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What did Earth look like 4.5 billion years ago, and what was the climate like then? Scholars explore a view of Earth throughout history. They observe continents moving, temperatures fluctuating, and huge changes in ecosystems. A...
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The Moon

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
People may not be able to jump over the moon, but scientists can still study it! The moon is covered with mons (mountains) and mars (seas). Aspiring astrologists learn about the moon's features and phases in a PowerPoint presentation. In...
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Nature + Philosophy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists often define their underlying assumptions, but not always from a philosophical approach. Viewers learn about the philosophy of science from three experts in various fields. They discuss how the perception of science changes as...
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What Would Happen If Every Human Suddenly Disappeared?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Humans constantly change the earth by building things, using natural resources, and relocating plants and animals. The lesson considers would happen to the planet if humans were gone. The narrator discusses the changes in buildings and...
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Treasures of the Earth | When Did Plate Tectonics Begin?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Scientists know Earth's plates are constantly moving. One big question scientists have is, "When did they start moving?" PBS 6-8 Story of Earth series presents the research of one scientist trying to answer this question. Viewers learn...
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Earth’s Ever-Changing Surface

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Grand Canyon formed between five and six million years ago, but is it still changing? Scholars explore 10 sites in the United States, including the Grand Canyon, to better understand the geoscience processes that formed these...
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Continental Movement Over the Past 200 Million Years

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Go for a ride on the continental drift. A video animation shows the movement of land over a period of 200 million years. The lesson instructor explains the shift during the animation and gives pupils a unique viewing perspective to...
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The Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Was Earth born as a Blue Planet? Discover where water came from with a video from an intriguing science playlist. The resource covers the three most likely origins of water, how scientists differentiate between comet and asteroid water,...
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Speed of Light

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How quickly does light travel long distances? A short video simulates light going from the earth to the moon at two different paces. Scholars relate the distance to the rate to understand which simulation is correct.
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That Time We Gave Earth a Ring Made of Millions of Tiny Needles

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
They tried to put a ring on it! In the 60s, scientists had a plan to improve communication technology. Adding a ring of copper needles around the earth would help to boost radio wave signals. Scholars can watch a video lesson from a...
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Craziest Eclipses in the Solar System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Have you ever wondered what a solar eclipse looks like ... on Mars? Explore eclipses throughout the solar system with a video from a comprehensive playlist that covers many physics concepts. With images and conceptual drawings, viewers...
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Mind-Boggling Hiker Riddle

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
One short riddle can make for some great brainstorming! Introduce young scientists to the hiker riddle with a video from the Physics Girl playlist. The puzzle involves a hiker walking due south, then due east, then due north in one-mile...
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What Is Earthshine?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Light travels in interesting ways through the solar system. A video episode from a longer series highlights how the sun's rays travel to the earth and moon and sometimes in between. Scholars learn about reflection properties on a very...
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When The Earth Was Purple

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Earth appears blue and green now, but an interesting video covers a theory about when our planet was purple. We know the sun emits mostly green light, so why do most plants repel green light rather than absorbing it? Did purple microbes...
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Did Comets Kickstart Life on Earth?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Care to speculate on how life on Earth came to be? The video presentation from the ACS Reaction series considers the possibility of comets creating the right conditions for the formation of life. Scholars consider colliding comets as...
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Bill Nye Explains the Earth Fly By

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do we learn more about the planets in our solar system? Bill Nye discusses the Juno space probe during an interesting video as part of the THNKR Why with Nye! playlist. Topics include how scientists launched the probe, how NASA used...
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ESS1C - The History of Planet Earth

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Take a trip back in time as the history of the earth is uncovered. An interesting video lesson explains the different methods scientists use to learn about the earth's past. While emphasizing teaching strategies, the lesson instructor...
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ESS1B - Earth and the Solar System

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
The motion of the earth around the sun creates many different patterns in our world. Watch as a video instructor explains the patterns of moon phases, sunrise and sunset times, seasons, tides, and constellations among others. He also...
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Everything You Need to Know About Planet Earth

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Earth provides all of the systems needed for life, and how it does that is very complex. The video explains how Earth got here and what makes it special. It details its layers, the atmosphere, and human's place on the planet.
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LS4D - Biodiversity and Humans

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Humans have both positive and negative impacts on biodiversity. A video lesson highlights important human impacts on biodiversity through examples and diagrams. The narrator provides insight to the progression of the topic from...
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The Earth

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Your fingernails grow at approximately the same rate Earth's continents move. The video discusses Earth as a planet, its layers, our magnetic field, the atmosphere, and the human impact on Earth. It provides interesting facts that...
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The Hairy Ball Theorem

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Math tells us that it is impossible to comb a ball of hair. The 23rd video of an informative physics series helps learners understand the physics implications of this statement. Through an analysis of vectors, the video narrator connects...
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Oceans as a Heat Reservoir

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Oceans absorb half of the carbon dioxide and 80 percent of the greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. Scholars learn how and why the oceans store heat more effectively than land and how they help mitigate global warming. Pupils...