Browse our collection of educational videos to help your students visualize data and understand scientific and environmental concepts.

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How Did Plants Change Our Planet?

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From vascular to non-vascular, land plants drastically transformed our planet. Go back in time—before dinosaurs—420 million years ago to learn how they performed this feat, with evidence provided along the way.

Learning from Light

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How do astronomers use light to understand what stars and planets are made of?

Native American Stories

A Fishing People

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The Yurok people and salmon are intertwined in northern California and have been since time immemorial.

Healing a River

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The Yurok tribe successfully fought to remove dams on the upper Klamath River, so the salmon have returned!

Selections from Flipside Science

Bugs for Breakfast

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Could eating insects be better for the environment than eating other sources of protein, like beef?

A Few Anchoring Phenomena

An Elemental Question

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You don't have to look through a telescope to observe star stuff...

A Royale Mystery

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On a isolated island in Lake Superior, something mysterious is happening to the animals.  What is going on?

A Tale of Two Birds

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Two very different environments.  Two very different birds.  Both are called 'juncos'.  What is going on?

Full Films from our Planetarium

Incoming!

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In this free film, you'll follow the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth.

Selections from our Earthquakes Course

Short Scenes from Habitat Earth

Data Visualizations

Social Studies + Science Connections

Selections from our Biodiversity Course

Live Webcams

Live Penguin Cams

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Watch our colony of playful African penguins waddle, swim, flirt, and nest on three live webcams.

Reef Lagoon Cam

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Enjoy ogling the 10+ species of graceful rays and tropical fish in Reef Lagoon—streaming 24/7 via webcam.

Philippine Coral Reef Cam

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Be mesmerized by the brilliant colors of tropical fish in our Philippine Coral Reef.

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