Earth Science 11

Unit 01 – Introduction to Earth Science

introduction to earth science (video)

Unit 02 – Atmospheric Sciences

Moisture, Clouds and Precipitation

clouds and precipitation (video)

Air Pressure and Wind

heat transfer (animation)

air pressure and winds (video)

coriolis effect (animation)

Weather Patterns and Severe Storms

global winds (animation)

jet stream (animation)

air pressure and fronts (video)

Weather and Climate

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Unit 03 – Oceanographic Sciences

The Ocean Floor

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Sea Water and Sea Life

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Ocean Circulation

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ocean waves and erosion (video)

waves and longshore drift (video)

longshore drift (animation)

Unit 04 – Geologic Sciences

Atoms and Minerals

basic atomic structure (video)

minerals (video)

identifying minerals (video)

Mineral Identification

physical properties of minerals – hardness (video)

physical properties of minerals – cleavage and fracture (video)

physical properties of minerals – colour, lustre, streak (video)

Igneous Rocks

igneous rocks (video)

silicate structures (video)

bowen’s reaction series (video)

igneous rock identification (video)

igneous textures (video)

intrusive igneous rock textures (video)

extrusive igneous rock textures (video)

igneous features (animation)

Sedimentary Rocks

sedimentary rocks (video)

sedimentary rock structures (video)

chemical and organic rock identification (video)

clastic rocks identification (video)

Metamorphic Rocks

metamorphic rocks (video)


physical / mechanical weathering (video)

chemical weathering (video)


soils introduction (video)

soil types (video)

Running Water

streams – flooding and floodplains (video)

stream features (video)

stream discharge, gradient and sediment load (video)

running water and sediment transport (animation)

stream processes (animation)

Ground Water

groundwater introduction (video)

groundwater terminology (video)

groundwater contamination and subsidence (video)

groundwater flow (video)

groundwater and wells (video)

karst topography (video)


glacial ice formation (video)

glacial erosion and transportation processes (video)

glacial deposition features (video)

landforms formed by glacial erosion (video)

glacial advance (animation)

valley glacier (animation)


wind erosion and deposition (video)

desert landforms (video)

BBC planet earth – deserts (HD video)

Mass Wasting

mass wasting 1 (animation)

mass wasting 2 (animation)

Plate Tectonics

structure of the earth (video)

plate tectonics – evidence of plate movement (video)

seafloor divergence and convergence (animation)

plate tectonics – geological features of divergent plate boundaries (video)

plate tectonics – geological features of convergent plate boundaries (video)

convergent margin (animation)

plates moving due to convection in mantle (video)

hawaiian islands formation (video)

pangaea (video)

pangaea (animation)

Earthquakes and Earth’s Interior

seismic waves (video)

seismograph (animation)

P and S waves (animation)

refraction of seismic waves (video)

why s-waves only travel in solids (video)

the mohorovicic seismic discontinuity (video)

compositional and mechanical layers of thee earth (video)

how we know about the earth’s core (video)

Mountain Building

BBC planet earth – mountains (HD video)

Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity

types of volcanoes (video)

volcanic activity and tectonic setting (animation)

factors affecting volcanic eruptions (video)

volcanic hazards (video)

surface landforms associated with volcanic activity (video)

Geologic Time

relative dating of rock layers (video)

relative dating (animation)

angular unconformity and nonconformity (animation)

introduction to the geologic time scale (video)

absolute dating (video)


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Unit 05 – Astronomic Sciences

Origins of Modern Astronomy

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Light and Astronomical Observations

celestial sphere and the ecliptic (animation)

Earth-Moon and Earth-Sun Relationships

earth spins and revolves (animation)

moons orbit – eclipses and phases (animation)

view from the poles (animation)

Our Solar System

formation of the solar system – nebular hypothesis (animation)

what was the young earth like? (video)

earth and the early atmosphere (video)


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The Milky Way

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The Universe

journey to the edge of the universe (HD video)

scale of the universe (video)

Space Technologies

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