- Andy Darvill Earth Questions
- BBC GCSE Bitesize Earth & Beyond
- Carbon Cycle
Earth's energy budget
A not very good copy of a Nasa education video about balancing the Earth's energy budget
Short film showing how earthquakes originate at plate boundaries.
Environmental Impact Rating
Environmental impact. Measured on a scale of A to G. Used for homes
Force Distance from Earth
An animation showing how the force experienced by an object varies with distance from the (centre of the) earth. Try plotting a graph of "the" results.
- GCSE.com Space
Al Gore giving a short talk about Global Warming
- Greenhouse Effect
Handout - Seismic waves
Handout showing p and s waves and how they provide evidence for the structure of the Earth's interior.
History of the Universe - Part 1
A nice romp through the history of the Universe
History of the Universe - Part 2
Second part including the life cycle of the sun
- LiveScience quiz - Earth Facts
- LiveScience quiz - Earthquakes
- LiveScience quiz - Volcano 1
- LiveScience quiz - Volcano 2
Test Wegener's theory of plate tectonics with this nifty little animation.
Short film with excellent animation of the role of convection currents in the mantle in the movement of tectonic plates.
example of two plares rubbing together (conservative margin ?)
Plates sliding up and down against each other
A quick drag and drop test on the rock cycle
- Rock Cycle
s & p waves
Very short clip showing how s and p waves move through the Earth.
Scale of the Universe
A nice flash showing the scale of the Universe from the very small to the very big
Matter resource from the University of Liverpool (uses Java)
Simple explanation of global warming
Easy to follow explanations, with stunning visual models, creating intuitive understanding of humanity's damaging influence on both the environment and on our civilization's future.
Tectonic plate boundaries
From the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Plate boundaries are shown in greeny-blue, earthquakes with yellow dots and recent volcanoes as red triangles.