We found 617 resources with the concept the earth
The Impact of the Sun and Moon on Tides
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIn 150 BC, Seleucus of Seleucia theorized that the moon causes the tides. Scholars learn about what causes tides by studying the interactions of gravity between the sun, moon, and Earth. They use technology to formalize otherwise...
How We Used the Moon to Send Radio Messages
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe Cold War presented some communication challenges to the US military. Because the conflict was before the launch of satellites, scientists focused on the earth's natural satellite, the moon, the bounce radio signals. A video lesson...
Best Film on Newton's Third Law. Ever.
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The earth holds the moon in orbit through the gravitational force, but how much force does the moon apply to the earth? The Veritasium video applies Newton's Third Law of Motion to this question. After interviewing people and hearing...
The Sun and The Earth: Crash Course Big History #3
15 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Amaze your class with the fact that more than 1,000 confirmed planets exist. The video explains the formation and development of planets, especially the earth. It covers the solar nebula, birth of the sun, and the development of the...
Everything You Need to Know About Planet Earth
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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.
Tidal Locking—Why Do We Only See One Side of the Moon?
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Turn to the dark side ... of the moon, that is! Young space explorers learn why the dark side of the moon is never visible here on Earth in an animated video. The resource shows how the moon formed, its dizzying early orbiting pattern,...
The Hottest Place on Earth
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Where is the hottest place on Earth, and how can scientists prove it? The video discusses multiple methods for measuring the temperatures across the planet. Then it discusses the hottest places measured by each method and their accuracy....
6th - 8th
From compasses to Google Earth, these mapping resources will help your students get acquainted with mapping skills both old and new. You'll find resources here about both political and physical maps, and a number of the activities are interdisciplinary in nature, using maps to shed light on things like climate change, population distribution, and more.