Earth as a System

This short video uses animated imagery from satellite remote sensing systems to illustrate that Earth is a complex, evolving body characterized by ceaseless change. Adapted from NASA, this visualization helps explain why understanding Earth as an integrated system of components and processes is essential to science education.

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WGBH/Boston
Video length: 5:30 min.

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High-production-value video. Shows representations of actual datasets.

A background essay and discussion questions are provided for teachers.

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