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Earth & Space Sciences


Carbon and Water Cycles in Tropical Rainforests

Carbon and Water Cycles in Tropical Rainforests

Carbon and Water Cycles

Filmed in the Amazon and Borneo, this resource illusrates and explains the key environmental and land use changes occurring in tropical rainforests and explores the effect they're having on the carbon ad hydrological cycles. We accompany...Show More
Carbon and Water Cycles in the Tundra

Carbon and Water Cycles in the Tundra

Carbon and Water Cycles

With stunning footage shot in the Candian tundra, ths title identifies and explores the physical and human factors, including climate change, that affect carbon and water cycles in the tundra We see the research and monitoring techniques...Show More
Tectonic Hazards

Tectonic Hazards

Tectonic Hazards

This clip explores the hazards associated with earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, including ash pollution and the destruction caused by explosions, lahars, pyroclastic flows and tephra in volcanic areas; and tsunamis, disruption of services,...Show More
Volcano Disaster Risk: What Affects Volcano Disaster Risk?

Volcano Disaster Risk: What Affects Volcano Disaster Risk?

Tectonic Hazards

This clip explores the factors that influence volcano disaster risk. The scale, nature and location of the hazard, level of monitoring, population density, ash forecasting are all considered.
Earthquake Disaster Risk: Why Was Haiti So Badly Affected?

Earthquake Disaster Risk: Why Was Haiti So Badly Affected?

Tectonic Hazards

This clip explores the factors that influence earthquake disaster risk. The scale and location of the hazard, population density, the level of poverty and quality of housing, services and transport infrastructure are all considered.
Measuring Earthquakes

Measuring Earthquakes

Tectonic Hazards

Filmed with scientists working on some of the world’s most active plate systems, this clip shows how they measure, record and locate earthquakes using some of the most up to date technology.
Earthquake and Active Volcano Distribution

Earthquake and Active Volcano Distribution

Tectonic Hazards

With the use of exciting graphics and footage this clip will leave students with a clear understanding of the distribution of earthquakes and active volcanoes and how they are influenced by tectonic plates, hotspots and mantle plumes.
Magnetic Striping

Magnetic Striping

Tectonic Hazards

With remarkable footage from Iceland and the Pacific Islands plus engaging graphics, this clip showcases evidences of magnetic striping that supported the plate tectonics theory.
Seafloor Spreading

Seafloor Spreading

Tectonic Hazards

With extraordinary underwater footage from West Mata in the Pacific and sophisticated graphics, this clip showcases evidences of seafloor spreading that supported the plate tectonics theory.
Giant Leaps Forward

Giant Leaps Forward

Exploring Space

The next few decades will be a busy time for space exploration and research and there are still many mysteries of the universe to investigate. This video looks at the future of the universe and human space exploration, looking at the continued...Show More
One Small Step

One Small Step

Exploring Space

Despite the many dangers of space travel, something keeps us going back to the vast and exciting unknown beyond our planet. This video takes viewers through the history of humans in space, covering the 20th century ‘space race’, the dangers...Show More
Measuring the Universe

Measuring the Universe

Exploring Space

Space is big and it has taken centuries of work by physicists, engineers, meteorologists and astronauts to allow us to begin to measure the universe properly. This video takes viewers through the history of humans observing distant stars and...Show More
Astronomy and Cosmology

Astronomy and Cosmology

Exploring Space

Over thousands of years, humans have developed our understanding of the stars and planets through the twin sciences of astronomy and cosmology. This video takes viewers through the history of humans studying the skies, exploring the links between...Show More
Climate Change

Climate Change

Miniclips

This Miniclip defines climate change and explains the greenhouse effect and the role of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. While it explores the consequences of climate change on our environment – such as rising sea levels, more frequent...Show More
Forests

Forests

In this video, we learn about forests, one of the world’s biggest biomes. We’ll start by discussing what a forest really is - because it’s a lot more than just trees! The forest is in many ways a key resource, above all for the climate,...Show More
The Globe of the Earth

The Globe of the Earth

Ele learns about how the Earth is represented on the globe, and explains how latitudes and longitude are displayed on the globe, and how they are used to divide the Earth into hemispheres.
The Formation of Continents and Oceans

The Formation of Continents and Oceans

This clip explains how the continents and oceans were formed as the Earth cooled after forming, and how continents moved into their current positions.
Evolution of the Earth and Living Beings

Evolution of the Earth and Living Beings

Ele and students will learn about the geological eras, and how life appeared and adapted throughout each of the geologic eras.
Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

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
Erosion

Erosion

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

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
Weathering

Weathering

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

Some of Earth’s magnificent landforms are caused by weathering and erosion. But what is weathering and how does it create magnificent structures on our planet? This Miniclip explains the process of weathering including the two main types:...Show More
The Challenges of New Technologies

The Challenges of New Technologies

Agriculture and Technology

For many new agricultural technologies, feasibility issues need to be considered before they can be adopted by farmers and businesses. This video explains why scientific verification and practical adoption of technology are both important and...Show More
Impact of New Technologies

Impact of New Technologies

Agriculture and Technology

New technologies in the agricultural industry can have environmental, social and economic impacts. This video explores the technology that targets methane emissions, how fruit yield and quality can lead to greater profitability and how commercial...Show More
Defining the Problem

Defining the Problem

Agriculture and Technology

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

Developing Technological Solutions

Agriculture and Technology

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