Earth Science

Rain (High Five Facts, Season 2) 4 min.

This video explores five fun facts about rain.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2022

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

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

What is the Carbon Cycle? 3 min.

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

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

10 Things to Know About: Geohazards 25 min.

The effects of climate change can be seen around the world with the increased intensity and frequency of storms causing flash floods and extreme heat leading to terrifying wildfires. These geological hazards can be deadly and have devastating effects on communities. This video introduces leading climate expert John Sweeney, who discuses the impact of climate change on increased rainfall, more...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Episode 1: Orca Dynasty (Secrets of the Whales, Season 1) 49 min.

Orcas across the globe use unique strategies to stay on top of the food chain. Patagonia’s whales catch sea lions off the beach, New Zealand’s orcas root out hidden stingrays, and Norway’s sea giants master the tail slap. Witness five powerful orca matriarchs pass down their family hunting traditions to the next generation, preserving their way of life before the customs are lost forever.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Episode 2: Humpback Songs (Secrets of the Whales, Season 1) 50 min.

In a classroom that spans the world’s oceans, from Alaska’s herring-rich coastline to Antarctica’s feeding grounds, humpback calves learn their family’s traditions. Cooperative hunting strategies, the longest migrations of any known mammal and communicating through complex songs to find a mate are all lessons absorbed by the younger generation.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Episode 3: Beluga Kingdom (Secrets of the Whales, Season 1) 45 min.

Beluga whales share their northern kingdom in Greenland with a mysterious cousin: the narwhal. Both species begin a thrilling adventure through a maze of sea ice to their ancestral summering grounds in the Canadian Arctic. Even though they follow ancient migration routes, trouble lurks around every corner. From freezing environments to fierce predators, only their shared knowledge and power of fam...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Episode 4: Ocean Giants (Secrets of the Whales, Season 1) 47 min.

On an epic journey that spans the world’s oceans in Dominica, the Azores and Sri Lanka, witness the complex culture of the gentle giants. Relying solely on the next generation’s ability to learn their intricate ways, family culture and secrets, the sperm whales’ future rests upon its youngest members.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Secrets of the Whales (Season 1) 195 min.

Secrets of the Whales plunges viewers deep within the epicenter of whale culture to experience the extraordinary communication skills and intricate social structures of five different whale species: orcas, humpbacks, belugas, narwhals and sperm whales. Filmed over three years in 24 locations, throughout this epic journey, we learn that whales are far more complex and more like us than ever imagine...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021