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How Old is it Really? - How Do We Know that the Earth is 4.6 Billion Years Old?
9th - 12th
Eight neat slides lead to the understanding of how geologists have determined Earth's age. Most of the slides are dedicated to explaining the absolute dating method of assessment. Color diagrams display radioactive isotopes and a graph...
The Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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,...
Journey Through the Spheres of the Earth
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Each of the Earth's spheres interacts with the other spheres in predictable ways. Young scientists explore these interactions through a hands-on activity, graphing, and watching a video. They summarize their knowledge in a video or...
Treasures of the Earth | When Did Plate Tectonics Begin?
4 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewScientists 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...
That Time We Gave Earth a Ring Made of Millions of Tiny Needles
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Oceans: Water, Water Everywhere. . . but Only on the Earth!
4th - 8th
It's not long, but it's thorough! This PowerPoint takes 4th - 8th grade earth scientists deeper into the oceans. They learn about tide and current activity and the forces that drive them. They also discover how wind and the rotation of...
Earth Science: Crash Course History of Science #20
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow old is Earth and how do scientists know the answer? Throughout history, many researchers, scholars, and leaders answered this question with varying degrees of accuracy. The 20th episode of Crash Course History of Science introduces...