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Series: Earth & Space Sciences


A Rocky Planet

A Rocky Planet

Rocks and minerals have been around since before human beings existed. Since the origins of the human race, we have used them in many diverse ways - from construction to jewelry. But where do they come from? How do they form? And what is the...Show More
Air Pollution

Air Pollution

This video defines and discusses human and natural pollutants of air and their sources.
Alternate Methods of Sewage Disposal

Alternate Methods of Sewage Disposal

Objective: To learn about different methods used for sewage disposal. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Recognise sewage 2. Describe different methods used for sewage disposal 3. Describe the working process of septic tank 4....Show More
Astronomy: Probing the First Stars and Galaxies

Astronomy: Probing the First Stars and Galaxies

Visible light, which can be seen with our eyes, comprises a small sliver of the electromagnetic spectrum. The rest of the spectrum, from short wavelength gamma rays to long-wavelength radio waves, requires special instruments to detect. ALMA...Show More
Causes of Aurora Borealis

Causes of Aurora Borealis

This video explains which of the atmosphere's chemical components are responsible for the aurora borealis.
Causes of Lunar Eclipse

Causes of Lunar Eclipse

On a full moon, when the Moon passes directly behind the Earth into its shadow, a lunar eclipse occurs. When the moon is entirely within the umbra, it causes a total lunar eclipse. When only a small part of the Moon’s surface is covered by the...Show More
Changes in Weather

Changes in Weather

Change in weather differs from place to place and time to time. The part of the earth facing the sun has day and the other part has night. The sun causes the wind to blow and also changes the state of water from water to water vapour.
Coal, Petroleum and Natural Gas

Coal, Petroleum and Natural Gas

Objective: To learn about natural resources, coal, the destructive distillation of coal, the importance of natural gas, the origin of petroleum and about petroleum refining. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Classify natural...Show More
Comets

Comets

This video explains what a comet is, how they appear from earth and space. The video also describes how comets are formed and how they behave in outer space, and how the differ from other key astronomical objects. The video also shows the key...Show More
Composition of the Atmosphere

Composition of the Atmosphere

Objective: To learn the composition of the atmosphere and to know the importance of various components of the atmosphere. Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify the various components of the atmosphere. 2. Explain the importance of each component of...Show More
Consequences of the Earth's Rotation

Consequences of the Earth's Rotation

In this video, students will learn about the consequences of the Earth’s rotation and how it impacts time zones.
Conserving Water, Conserving Life

Conserving Water, Conserving Life

This unit introduces concepts such as water as a limited resource and water footprints; explaining to students what the impact on the environment of the production of goods has.
Constellations

Constellations

A group of stars which form a pattern is called a constellation. The Ursa Major and Ursa Minor has seven bright stars arranged in the form of a spoon. The Orion has seven bright stars and forms the picture of a hunter. The Scorpius has thirteen...Show More
Controlling Pollution

Controlling Pollution

Pollution refers to the addition of harmful substances into our surroundings. These harmful substances causes harm to all living beings. We must follow the step that are taken to control the different types of pollution.
Cycles and Seasons: Tides, Seasons and Phases of the Moon

Cycles and Seasons: Tides, Seasons and Phases of the Moon

Using drama skits and animated computer graphics, this program explores the cycles and seasons that dictate life on earth, and answers the following questions: Why do we get day and night? What are seasons and why do they change? Why does the...Show More

Defining the Problem

Agricultural processes have a large-scale impact on natural resources and ecosystems and many businesses are turning to technology to help. This video introduces some issues that agricultural technologies aim to address, including water scarcity,...Show More

Developing Technological Solutions

Before agricultural technologies can be adopted by businesses, they need to be thoroughly tested and evaluated. This video looks at the techniques and systems researchers use to collect and evaluate data, such as internet-connected sensors and...Show More
Diving into the Water Cycle

Diving into the Water Cycle

The water that we drink today is the same water that the dinosaurs swam in and that people of ancient civilisations drank – and it’s all because of the wonderful water cycle! This Miniclip illustrates the stages involved in the water cycle,...Show More
Earth Systems

Earth Systems

The Earth is composed of systems and layers that interact with each other, fostering life and making our planet what it is today. These systems include the biosphere, the geosphere, the hydrosphere and the atmosphere. Discover their...Show More
Earth's Energy Balance and Green House Effect

Earth's Energy Balance and Green House Effect

The Earth gets all its energy from the Sun. The amount of energy the Earth receives from the Sun is balanced by the amount it loses to space. An increase in the concentration of greenhouse gases affects the Sun - Earth energy balance and causes...Show More
Earth's Revolution and Its Effects

Earth's Revolution and Its Effects

This video explores the Earth’s relationship with the Sun, and how its motion and annual rotation affect seasonal change on Earth.

Erosion

Some of Earth’s magnificent landforms are caused by erosion and weathering. But what is erosion and how does it change the Earth’s surface so drastically? This Miniclip explains the process of erosion including the various mechanisms such as...Show More
Exploring Our Solar System

Exploring Our Solar System

Come on a voyage through the solar system and discover the size, orbits, rotations, moons and other fascinating facts about the Sun and the eight planets orbiting it. This clip also describes some of the spacecraft and missions that have provided...Show More

Extreme Weather

Heat waves, tropical cyclones, droughts, tornadoes, hailstorms, floods, and severe thunderstorms. These are all examples of extreme weather that shape our landscape. But what exactly are they and how do they happen? This Miniclip explores each of...Show More
Following the Sun

Following the Sun

"Following the Sun" looks at how the sun's movement across the sky every day changes. In summer, the sun reaches a much higher angle in the sky than it does in winter. This affects the design of energy-efficient homes and the placement of solar...Show More