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Chapter 1: Earth as a System


Examine Earth from a new perspective.
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Observe a raindrop traveling through various paths of the water cycle.
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Observe a visual model of Earth's spheres.
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Observe an animation showing evidence of the carbon cycle.
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Chapter 2: The Nature of Science


Examine a case of how technology facilitated discovery.
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Observe some products of a Geographic Information System (GIS).
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Chapter 3: Models of Earth


Observe one place at many scales.
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Observe many representations of a single place.
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Chapter 4: Earth's Structure and Motion


Observe an animation showing the origin of the solar system.
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Explore a model of Earth's daily rotation.
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Explore a model of Earth's yearly revolution around the sun.
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Observe evidence of Earth turning about an axis.
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Observe the view of the night sky from the same location over a year.
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Chapter 5: Atoms to Minerals


Examine 3-D models of common molecules.
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Observe common objects made of minerals.
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Observe a model of a buckminsterfullerene.
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Chapter 6: Rocks


Examine rocks from a satellite view and zoom in to a microscopic view.
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Observe an animation of clastic sedimentary rocks forming.
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Observe how sediments are deposited.
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Observe an animation of metamorphic rocks forming.
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Chapter 7: Resources and the Environment


Observe an animation showing coal form.
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Observe an animation of nuclear fission.
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Chapter 8: Plate Tectonics


Observe how alternating magnetic polarity is recorded in rocks at mid-ocean ridges.
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Observe an animation of convection in the mantle.
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Examine an animation of plate movement predicted for the future.
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Observe animations of processes that occur along plate boundaries.
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Observe an animation of the breakup of Pangaea.
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Observe an animation showing growth of a continent.
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Chapter 9: Volcanoes


Observe an animation of volcanism at a subduction zone.
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Observe an animation of volcanic islands forming over a hot spot.
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Observe an animation of volcanism along a rift zone.
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Examine video clips of erupted materials.
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Chapter 10: Earthquakes


Observe animations of earthquake waves.
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Examine a map showing earthquake risks.
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Observe video taken during an earthquake.
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Examine P and S waves moving through Earth's interior.
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Chapter 11: Mountain Building


Examine animations of fault motion.
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Observe an animation of the Himalayas forming.
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Chapter 12: Weathering, Soil, and Erosion


Observe the effects of mechanical weathering.
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Examine a landscape formed by erosion.
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Observe the chemical weathering of feldspar to clay.
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Chapter 13: Surface Water


Observe how sediment is transported by flowing water.
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Observe changes in the channel of a meandering river.
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Observe river erosion creating waterfalls and chasms.
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Chapter 14: Ground Water


Observe an animation showing how geysers erupt.
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Observe an animation of cave formation.
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Chapter 15: Glaciers


Examine the seasonal migration of snow cover.
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Observe the retreat of ice sheets from North America.
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Observe how glaciers erode bedrock surfaces.
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Observe changes in Earth's orbit that contribute to climate change.
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Chapter 16: Wind, Waves, and Currents


Observe an animation showing the formation of an arch.
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Examine an example of wave erosion.
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Observe the formation of loess deposits.
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Observe waves as they break on the shore.
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Chapter 17: Atmosphere


Observe auroras as seen from the ground and from space.
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Examine infrared images that show variation in surface temperature.
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Observe seasonal changes in the amount of sunlight reaching locations on Earth.
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Observe forest fires as seen from space.
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Chapter 18: Water in the Atmosphere


Observe animated satellite images of water vapor.
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Observe clouds form and dissipate.
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Observe images of advection fog.
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Examine an animation of hail forming.
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Chapter 19: The Atmosphere in Motion


Observe how air pressure affects a rising balloon.
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Observe an animation of land and sea breezes.
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Observe how the Coriolis effect influences wind direction.
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Examine how barometric pressure changes with weather conditions.
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Observe an animation of the Coriolis effect over Earth's surface.
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Chapter 20: Weather


View satellite movies of air masses moving across North America.
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Observe an animation of a thunderstorm.
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Observe an animation of a hurricane.
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Compare and contrast warm and cold fronts.
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Examine an animation of a tornado.
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Chapter 21: Climate and Climate Change


Observe images of different climate zones.
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Observe how nature records climate change.
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Chapter 22: The Water Planet


Explore a 3-D model of water molecules.
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Explore coral reefs around the world.
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Discover areas of highest plant productivity in the ocean.
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Chapter 23: The Ocean Floor


Explore life at a hydrothermal vent.
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Observe the origins of some ocean floor sediments.
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Observe islands in various stages of atoll formation.
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Chapter 24: The Moving Ocean


Examine global surface currents.
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Observe how upwelling occurs.
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Observe how the monsoon changes direction.
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Chapter 25: Earth's Moon


Observe images illustrating the impact theory of the moon's formation.
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Observe a lunar eclipse.
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Examine the phases of the moon from Earth and space.
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Observe solar eclipses.
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Chapter 26: The Sun and the Solar System


Examine the sun at different wavelengths.
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Chapter 27: The Planets and the Solar System


Examine the vast distances between planets in the solar system.
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Observe an animation of a comet's passage through the solar system.
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Observe how radar was used to map Venus.
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Observe an animation of meteor showers.
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Chapter 28: Stars and Galaxies


Observe an exploded star at different wavelengths.
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Examine eclipsing binary stars from several perspectives.
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Examine the Milky Way Galaxy at different scales.
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Observe the change in a star's spectrum as its motion changes.
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Observe the life stages of stars from birth to death.
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Observe some regular, irregular, and very peculiar galaxies.
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Chapter 29: Studying the Past


Observe how fossils can form.
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Observe an animation showing the formation of an unconformity.
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Chapter 30: Views of Earth's Past


Observe the breakup of Pangaea.
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Observe an animation of an asteroid impact at the end of the Cretaceous Period.
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