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The Solar System

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Why the Solar System Can Exist
From YouTube, produced by mphysics
If gravity is so attractive, why doesn't the earth just crash into the sun? Or the moon into the earth? The answer: Stable orbits. (02:07)
July 23, 2012 at 01:58 PM
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ScienceCasts: Alien Matter in the Solar System
From YouTube, produced by NASA
"Alien matter" detected by a NASA spacecraft orbiting Earth shows that the chemical make-up of our solar system differs from that of the surrounding galaxy. Researchers discuss the possible meaning of this mismatch in this ScienceCast video.(03:12)
September 27, 2012 at 07:22 PM
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How the Solar System was Made
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At 4.6 billion years old, the Solar System is our solid, secure home in the Universe. But how did it come to be? In this episode we trace the system's birth from a thin cloud of dust and gas. Shocked by a nearby supernova, the pull of gravity and nat... [more]
January 15, 2013 at 08:10 PM
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National Geographic - Curso Basico Sobre El Sistema Solar (en español)
From nationalgeographic.com
Como nacio nuestro sistema solar? Emprendamos un viaje junto a cientificos hacia los hipnotizantes misterios del espacio. Escuche las teorias de los expertos y decida usted mismo. (3:26)
June 1, 2012 at 12:44 AM
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How are Planets Formed?
From YouTube, produced by NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center
See how the Webb Space Telescope studies planetary bodies using the solar system and planets orbiting other stars. This video has excellent computer-animated images to show how planets may have formed. (05:51)
January 27, 2011 at 12:17 PM
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Basics of Astronomy: The Solar Systerm
From YouTube, produced by Kurdistan Planetarium
Using computer animation, the instructor in this video describes the beginning of our Solar System. (04:13)
August 13, 2011 at 12:50 PM
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Planets Slowly Widening Away from Our Sun
From YouTube, produced by me
A billion years ago, the Earth and Mars were warmer.  This three minute animation tells why the planets are widening.
December 3, 2011 at 11:34 PM
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Solar System with Tim and Moby
From mcgraw-hill.com, produced by BrainPOP
Learn all about the planets in our solar system in this animated BrainPOP movie! A quiz is also included in this link.  (Approximate time 2:00)
May 31, 2012 at 11:17 AM
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Birth of the Solar System Video
From ovguide.com, produced by National Geographic
This 2:26 minute video explains who stars are born and uses excellent images and the violent explosions that created the solar system called The Big Bang.
September 5, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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The Magic Schoolbus Episode 01 Gets Lost In Space
From youtube.com, produced by Brian Meehl & Jocelyn Stevenson
In this The Magic Schoolbus episode students will learn the basic facts about space; inlcuding the nine planets, the moon, and the stars. (25:49)
April 9, 2013 at 10:09 AM
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