100 Greatest Discoveries
46:54

100 Greatest Discoveries: Earth Sciences

Discovery Science March 4, 2010

Science

Earth and environment

Geography

9-10
11-12
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Studying the Earth's atmosphere help scientists to understand the weather and long-term climate changes. Top discoveries about our planet include continental drift theories, ...

Studying the Earth's atmosphere help scientists to understand the weather and long-term climate changes. Top discoveries about our planet include continental drift theories, the composition of the inner and outer cores of the Earth and cosmic radiation.

A Year In Space
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A Year In Space

National Geographic November 23, 2016

Earth and environment

Science

7-8
9-10
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Astronaut Scott Kelly spent a year living on the International Space Station testing human limits for space travel while his identical twin, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, was ...

Astronaut Scott Kelly spent a year living on the International Space Station testing human limits for space travel while his identical twin, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, was monitored here on Earth. In the Kelly brothers, NASA has a near-perfect, two person sample group for biomedical research. This is the story of what it takes to spend a year in space and then, using what NASA has learned from the brothers, what it means for humanity as we journey to Mars and beyond.

Africa River Wild
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Africa River Wild

Season 1 Episode 1 Animal Planet May 15, 2018

Science

Geography

Earth and environment

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Life in the Limpopo River Basin is a fight for survival. It's the brutal dry season, with wildlife awaiting the flood waters. But the rains are late and disaster grips the Valley.

Life in the Limpopo River Basin is a fight for survival. It's the brutal dry season, with wildlife awaiting the flood waters. But the rains are late and disaster grips the Valley.

Africa River Wild
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Africa River Wild

Season 1 Episode 2 Animal Planet May 22, 2018

Science

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
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In a region wrenched between seasonal extremes, the Luangwa River is a lifeline. Home to the world's largest hippo population, it becomes a war zone when the waters dry out.

In a region wrenched between seasonal extremes, the Luangwa River is a lifeline. Home to the world's largest hippo population, it becomes a war zone when the waters dry out.

Africa River Wild
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Africa River Wild

Season 1 Episode 3 Animal Planet May 25, 2018

Science

Geography

Earth and environment

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A look at the landscape and animals inhabiting the rivers of Africa - from parched desert and scrubland, through grassy savannahs and even through the deepest African jungles.

A look at the landscape and animals inhabiting the rivers of Africa - from parched desert and scrubland, through grassy savannahs and even through the deepest African jungles.

Africa River Wild
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Africa River Wild

Season 1 Episode 4 Animal Planet May 25, 2018

Science

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
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The Okavango Delta is a wetland surrounded by arid plains. Once a year, a huge flood engulfs the swamps and spills over to the flood plains, a haven for wildlife.

The Okavango Delta is a wetland surrounded by arid plains. Once a year, a huge flood engulfs the swamps and spills over to the flood plains, a haven for wildlife.

Africa River Wild
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Africa River Wild

Season 1 Episode 5 Animal Planet May 25, 2018

Science

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
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The Sand River is home to one Africa's most diverse animal populations. There, animal mothers from leopards to lionesses struggle to raise their young in this harsh world.

The Sand River is home to one Africa's most diverse animal populations. There, animal mothers from leopards to lionesses struggle to raise their young in this harsh world.

Africa River Wild
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Africa River Wild

Season 1 Episode 6 Animal Planet May 25, 2018

Science

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
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This video has closed captioning
Flowing through nine African countries, the Zambezi creates many different worlds. Each world presents challenges for life: on the vast Liuwa floodplains a family of cheetah ...

Flowing through nine African countries, the Zambezi creates many different worlds. Each world presents challenges for life: on the vast Liuwa floodplains a family of cheetah struggle to find a meal.

Africa River Wild
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Africa River Wild

Season 1 Episode 7 Animal Planet May 25, 2018

Science

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
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This video has closed captioning
The Nile is an ancient river that has defined Africa for many centuries. And its most symbolic creature is the mighty Nile Crocodile.

The Nile is an ancient river that has defined Africa for many centuries. And its most symbolic creature is the mighty Nile Crocodile.

Afterburn
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Afterburn

National Geographic July 11, 2016

Earth and environment

Sustainability

7-8
9-10
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It was the most lethal firestorm in Australia's history and its devastation is still being felt. This is the story of three families in a small Victorian community as they try ...

It was the most lethal firestorm in Australia's history and its devastation is still being felt. This is the story of three families in a small Victorian community as they try to recover from Black Friday.

Aftermath: Beyond Black Saturday
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Aftermath: Beyond Black Saturday

ABC February 4, 2019

Earth and environment

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
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Ten years after Black Saturday, the traumatised survivors reveal how they found the strength to recover from the worst bushfire disaster in Australian history.

Ten years after Black Saturday, the traumatised survivors reveal how they found the strength to recover from the worst bushfire disaster in Australian history.

Alien Planet Earths
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Alien Planet Earths

Discovery Science November 17, 2016

Earth and environment

Science

7-8
9-10
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Thanks to NASA's ground-breaking Kepler mission, astronomers believe there are over 20 billion alien worlds with liquid water and therefore the potential for life.

Thanks to NASA's ground-breaking Kepler mission, astronomers believe there are over 20 billion alien worlds with liquid water and therefore the potential for life.

Aluna
1:25:15

Aluna

NITV November 1, 2015

Earth and environment

Geography

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
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Part of NITV's environment focus, this feature length documentary goes back to twenty years ago, where the Kogi of Columbia reached out to caution the world about ...

Part of NITV's environment focus, this feature length documentary goes back to twenty years ago, where the Kogi of Columbia reached out to caution the world about environmental damage to the earth. Now, two decades later they reach out again to ask why their warnings have gone unheard.

An introduction to plate tectonic theory
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An introduction to plate tectonic theory

Clip from Tectonics: Processes and Landforms

Earth and environment

5-6
7-8
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Continental drift and sea floor spreading are introduced in this basic history of plate tectonic theory.

Continental drift and sea floor spreading are introduced in this basic history of plate tectonic theory.

Animal Attraction
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Animal Attraction

Ten October 20, 2013

Science

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
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Sir David Attenborough tells the charming and fascinating story of some animal romantics and shows that animals can be loving, complex, funny and inventive - it's all part of ...

Sir David Attenborough tells the charming and fascinating story of some animal romantics and shows that animals can be loving, complex, funny and inventive - it's all part of the mating game.

Arctic With Bruce Parry
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Arctic With Bruce Parry: Siberia

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS February 22, 2012

Geography

Earth and environment

Science

9-10
11-12
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The Arctic is on the point of enormous, irreversible change, and this documentary series highlights what that means to those who make their lives there. Over the course of one ...

The Arctic is on the point of enormous, irreversible change, and this documentary series highlights what that means to those who make their lives there. Over the course of one bright Arctic summer, Bruce Parry and the Bafta-winning production team travel nearly 17,700 km through Greenland, Canada, Alaska, Russia and Norway.

Arctic With Bruce Parry
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Arctic With Bruce Parry: Greenland

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS February 29, 2012

Geography

Earth and environment

Science

9-10
11-12
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This video has closed captioning
Adventurer Bruce Parry journeys to the far north of Greenland, home to the last traditional Inuit hunters. There, he experiences the realities of life - and death - on a seal ...

Adventurer Bruce Parry journeys to the far north of Greenland, home to the last traditional Inuit hunters. There, he experiences the realities of life - and death - on a seal hunt, and learns how climate change is threatening their ancient way of life.

Arctic With Bruce Parry
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Arctic With Bruce Parry: Alaska

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS March 7, 2012

Geography

Earth and environment

Science

9-10
11-12
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This video has closed captioning
Bruce travels to Alaska, America's last great wilderness, where modern-day pioneers are harvesting the vast natural wealth of the seas. There he learns the ropes onboard a ...

Bruce travels to Alaska, America's last great wilderness, where modern-day pioneers are harvesting the vast natural wealth of the seas. There he learns the ropes onboard a salmon-fishing boat, and dives to the bottom of the Bering Sea to look for gold.