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Alexander Gerst’s Earth Time-Lapses
From YouTube, produced by Alexander Gerst
Watch Earth roll by through the perspective of ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst in this six-minute timelapse video from space. Combining 12 500 images taken by Alexander during his six-month Blue Dot mission on the International Space Station this Ultra... [more]
December 27, 2014 at 04:27 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Sunrise Time-Lapse Over Omaha, Nebraska
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Mr. Higgins films a time-lapse over Omaha Nebraska during the last days of July. (01:50)
Found by jahiggins in Revolution
September 19, 2014 at 06:45 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
How We Figured Out That Earth Goes Around the Sun
From YouTube, produced by SciShow Space
Most of the world believed that Earth was the center of the universe for a really long time. Then a few scientists decided to take a closer look. (04:40)
January 1, 2020 at 12:48 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Year On Earth
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A year on earth is measured by one complete trip around the sun. Seems simple enough but there is a problem. The earth doesn't travel in a path around the sun that returns it to its starting point. So how do we know when the year starts or ends? This... [more]
Found by Barb in Revolution
July 26, 2009 at 05:35 PM
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Ages: 7 - 12
Rotation and Revolution
From YouTube
Quick review video on the basics on Earth's rotation and revolution. A teacher explains axis, how the Earth is on a tilt, why we have seasons, how it Earth revolves around the sun, explains why we have leap year every four years. Also explains how th... [more]
Found by Barb in Revolution
July 26, 2009 at 06:02 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Shadows, Lunar Phases, and Eclipses
From pbslearningmedia.org
This animation shows several angles of the rotation of Earth, the orbit of the Moon about the Earth, and the orbit of the Earth-Moon about the Sun. The appearance of both the Sun and the Moon can be affected by the shadows cast by the Earth and the M... [more]
Found by begamatt in Revolution
September 5, 2010 at 07:31 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
How Fast is the Earth Moving?
From YouTube, produced by Twig Education
Did you know that even when standing or sitting still, you are moving through space at an incredible speed? It’s true! Watch this video to find out how fast Earth is moving through space—and how scientists have calculated this. (02:45)
October 26, 2019 at 04:43 PM
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