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Results: 12 Videos

A Student Tries to Explain Why There Are Seashells on...
A Student Tries to Explain Why There Are Seashells on...

A student's reasonable misconception is compared to the current scientific consensus in interpreting the evidence for the formation of the Himalayas. View Video

Cape Cod's Aquifers
Cape Cod's Aquifers

Students in Mashpee, Massachusetts create a model of the ground water systems in Cape Cod. View Video

Following a Rock in a Stream
Following a Rock in a Stream

By following sediments moved from the mountains to the sea, a mountain stream illustrates the process of erosion. View Video

How Did Cape Cod Form? Part 1: Observing...
How Did Cape Cod Form? Part 1: Observing...

Part 1 of a three-part investigation into the sediments revealed at the ocean shore in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. View Video

How Did Cape Cod Form? Part 2: Evidence from Mountain...
How Did Cape Cod Form? Part 2: Evidence from Mountain...

Part 2 of a three-part investigation: ice flowing in the form of mountain glaciers is an important source of erosion in colder climates. View Video

How did Cape Cod form? Part 3: Continental...
How did Cape Cod form? Part 3: Continental...

Part 3 of a three-part investigation: over several episodes ending about 18,000 years ago, continental glaciers formed over much of North America. View Video

Metamorphic Rocks...
Metamorphic Rocks...

A rock outcrop on Lake Champlain has two adjacent rock sections: one horizontal, one vertical. Keith Klepeis investigates a potential cause. View Video

Metamorphic Rocks...
Metamorphic Rocks...

Keith Klepeis looks for possible sources of heat and pressure that could have deformed the outcropping at Clay Point in this continuing investigation. View Video

Mountain Building: A Tug-of-War
Mountain Building: A Tug-of-War

Mountains are shaped by forces from below (plate tectonics) and forces at the surface (erosion). View Video

Mountains Are Formed by Plate Collision
Mountains Are Formed by Plate Collision

Two continental plates collide, creating heat and pressure that bend rock and create mountain ranges. View Video

The Age of the Appalachian Mountains
The Age of the Appalachian Mountains

The Appalachian Mountains are compared to the much higher, but younger, Himalayas. View Video

Where Does the Sediment on a Beach Come From?
Where Does the Sediment on a Beach Come From?

Sediment on a beach contributes to the vast continental shelf offshore over time, but this does not explain where the sediment came from. View Video


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