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Plate Tectonics

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National Geographic - Colliding Continents
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
This is an almost hour-long documentary of Earth's violent past its and tectonic plates. (50:05)
July 30, 2012 at 04:43 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
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Continental Drift
From nextvista.org, produced by NextVista.Org
This video uses clay models to demonstrate effects of continental drift.  Mountains forming at convergent faults, sea floor created at divergent faults, island chains forming at hot spots, and formation of volcanoes at subduction zones are shown.  Th... [more]
December 27, 2011 at 02:33 PM
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Ages: 3 - 13
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The Sid Shuffle - Ice Age: Continental Drift
From YouTube
Learn how to do the Sid Shuffle as your favorite Ice Age character teaches you the moves to the coolest dance craze sweeping the globe. A great brain break. (03:26)
August 11, 2012 at 10:20 PM
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Plate Tectonics - A MUST see Informative Documentary
From YouTube, produced by What IF?
Earth does not disappoint when it comes to true beauty.  But how was it formed? Why do catastrophes happen?  Why doesn't the Earth erode away? These questions and more are answered in this is a documentary on plate tectonics from What IF? Productions... [more]
May 17, 2012 at 10:17 AM
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Plate Tectonics: Lake Mead, Nevada
From teachersdomain.org, produced by WGBH
Contrary to what most geologists thought less than 100 years ago, we live on a dynamic planet. Earth's surface has changed in countless ways during the 4.6 billion years since it formed, and it continues to change today. This video segment adapted fr... [more]
October 31, 2010 at 09:52 PM
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Volcanic Hazards in New Zealand
From YouTube, produced by Julian Thomson
Brad Scott describes the different volcano types and potential threats in New Zealand. This includes active volcano footage thanks to Geoff Mackley.  (04:44)
December 13, 2012 at 10:15 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Geology Kitchen #9 - Plate Tectonics
From YouTube, produced by Explorer Multimedia
This episode discusses the scientific theory of plate tectonics, in which the Earth’s crust is subdivided into a series of large and small tectonic plates. Convergent, divergent or transform boundaries are discussed and demonstrated with brittle grah... [more]
December 3, 2012 at 05:57 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Plate Tectonics: An Introduction
From teachersdomain.org, produced by WGBH
In the early 1900s, most geologists thought that Earth's appearance, including the arrangement of the continents, had changed little since its formation. This video segment adapted from Discovering Women describes the impact the theory of plate tecto... [more]
October 31, 2010 at 08:56 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Plate Tectonics:  The Scientist Behind the Theory
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
Some of the most influential theories began as seemingly implausible notions. This is not to say that the scientific community embraces every new idea that comes along. Alfred Wegener, the scientist who first proposed the theory of continental drift,... [more]
October 31, 2010 at 10:03 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Plate Tectonics
From YouTube, produced by BBC
This short clip is from the BBC documentary film "Earth The Power Of The Planet."  Computer generated graphics and a narrator help explain the how and why of plate tectonics.  (01:14)
May 17, 2012 at 10:12 AM
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