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Results: 40 Videos

How Far Can We Drill? Temperature and Pressure in...
How Far Can We Drill? Temperature and Pressure in...

Extreme drill holes for research have only reached 14km below the surface—less than 0.2% of the distance to the other side. View Video

Investigating Soil Composition
Investigating Soil Composition

By digging a pit in either Hawaii or Massachusetts, scientists learn about soil composition and how it is formed. 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

Minerals Are Composed of Elements
Minerals Are Composed of Elements

Minerals are made of elements, as is all matter. 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

Plants Help Create New Soil
Plants Help Create New Soil

Geologist Andy Kurtz describes how lichens and plants speed the process of soil accumulation. View Video

Radiometric Dating of a Rock
Radiometric Dating of a Rock

How do geoscientists determine the approximate age of a rock? (example: Uranimum-235) View Video

Sedimentary Rock Formation
Sedimentary Rock Formation

One type of sedimentary rock is formed when materials such as gravel, sand, silt, and clay are deposited in new locations. View Video

Seismic Waves Tell Us About the Different Layers of the...
Seismic Waves Tell Us About the Different Layers of the...

Seismic waves produced by geological equipment or earthquakes can be used to probe the Earth's interior. View Video

Simulating Seismic Waves Part 1: A Fifth Grade Class...
Simulating Seismic Waves Part 1: A Fifth Grade Class...

Fifth grade students start an investigation into how sound waves (P and S waves) can be used to reveal the structure of the Earth. View Video

Simulating Seismic Waves Part 2: Students Experiment...
Simulating Seismic Waves Part 2: Students Experiment...

Second grade students do a classroom activity that simulates how seismic waves travel through solids and liquids in the Earth. View Video

Slow Flowing Solids Explain Tectonic Plate...
Slow Flowing Solids Explain Tectonic Plate...

Slow Flowing Solids Explain Tectonic Plate Movement View Video

Soil Formation...
Soil Formation...

On the Big Island of Hawaii, lava from volcanoes forms new rock. Physical and chemical processes contribute to the weathering of rock into sediment and soil. View Video


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