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Stratigraphic Principles

This video provides a demonstration of two main principles in the study of rock layers: superposition and association.

Earth Science
Clips
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
EarthViewer

This interactive module allows students to explore the science of Earth's deep history, from its formation 4.5 billion years ago to modern times.

Earth Science
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Anthropocene: Human Impact on the Environment

This interactive module explores key human impacts on the environment and how they have affected Earth’s landscape, ocean, atmosphere, and biodiversity.

Environmental Science
Earth Science
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Earth Systems Activity

This activity guides students through building a conceptual model of how carbon dioxide affects Earth’s climate.

Environmental Science
Earth Science
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Interactive Assessment for The Day the Mesozoic Died

Several questions are embedded within the short film The Day the Mesozoic Died, which tells the story of the scientific quest to explain one of the greatest, long-standing scientific mysteries: the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period.

Evolution
Earth Science
Science Practices
Interactive Videos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Finding the Crater

This activity supports concepts covered in the film The Day the Mesozoic Died. Students will analyze geological evidence from ten different sites around the world to predict the location of the asteroid impact that caused the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous Period.

Evolution
Earth Science
Card Activities
High School — General
Animated Life: Pangea

This animated short video celebrates the early 20th-century German astronomer and atmospheric scientist Alfred Wegener, who first proposed that continents once formed a single landmass and had drifted apart.

Earth Science
Animated Shorts
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Discovering the Wallace Line

This activity reinforces concepts presented in the short film The Making of a Theory. Using a map of the Malay Archipelago and information about the animals found on different islands, students discover the Wallace Line: a sharp boundary that separates distinct Asian and Australian fauna.

Evolution
Earth Science
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Written in Chalk

This activity explores images of chalk formations and coccolithophores, which serve as phenomena for learning about the interactions between biological and geological processes.

Microbiology
Earth Science
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Geological History of Oxygen

This interactive module explores how the changes in oxygen levels throughout Earth’s history have impacted the planet’s environment and types of life.

Earth Science
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Plate Tectonics

This animation provides an overview of some basic concepts from plate tectonics, a fundamental theory in earth science.

Earth Science
Animations
High School — General
The Principle of Isostasy

This video provides a demonstration of the principle of isostasy, the idea that the continental crust “floats” on the underlying mantle.

Earth Science
Clips
High School — General
High School — AP/IB