Earth Science


New! Biomes, Ecosystems, and Habitats 6 min.

This brief program gives the viewer an introduction to biomes, ecosystems, and habitats and discusses biotic and abiotic features.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

New! Earth Science 42 min.

This series of short programs looks at different aspects of earth science, including continents, tectonic plates, landforms, biological classification, biomes, ecosystems, and the moon.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

New! What is the Carbon Cycle? 3 min.

What is the carbon cycle and how are humans changing it?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

Earthquake and Active Volcano Distribution 3 min.

With the use of exciting graphics and footage this clip will leave students with a clear understanding of the distribution of earthquakes and active volcanoes and how they are influenced by tectonic plates, hotspots and mantle plumes.

Formats: DVD Copyright Date: 2021

Plate Tectonics Theory Explainer 5 min.

Using clear animation and high-end graphics this explainer video guides viewers through the history of plate tectonics theory and examines the latest thinking.

Formats: DVD Copyright Date: 2021

The Boxing Day Tsunami 150 min.

This series follows the path of the most devastating tsunami on record, from the earthquake deep below the Indian Ocean to the huge tidal wave that hit Indonesia and Thailand. This probing documentary series follows the tsunami's catastrophic course, while scientists demonstrate the connection between the initial earthquake and the subsequent tsunami.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Destruction—The Boxing Day Tsunami 45 min.

In this episode, we discover what happened next when a second wave arrived, and the tsunami reached Sri Lanka. We uncover how animals were able to detect the disaster heading their way, and reveal that more than 250 years ago, Britain experienced its own tsunami.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Devastation—The Boxing Day Tsunami 45 min.

The final episode reveals what happened as the tsunami neared the end of its 500mph journey around the world over 24 hours after it began. We discover how advanced technology was used to get help to people, and find out how fishing boats at sea survived.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Impact—The Boxing Day Tsunami 45 min.

In this first episode we’ll follow the disaster over the first critical 90 minutes as the tsunami first hit Indonesia, and then Thailand.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Arctic Drift 54 min.

Join scientists on the most ambitious Arctic research expedition ever. Facing hungry polar bears, perilous sea ice cracks, and brutal cold, the team strives to understand the forces that are changing the region--and the world--forever.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021