The Earth 
The Earth
by Crash Course
Video Lecture 11 of 47
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Date Added: August 11, 2016

Lecture Description

Phil starts the planet-by-planet tour of the solar system right here at home, Earth.

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Table of Contents
Earth is a Planet 0:03
Layers of Earth 1:25
The Magnetic Field 5:10
Atmosphere and the Human Influence 6:14

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PHOTOS/VIDEOS
Planets:
Mercury: apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap080116.html
Venus: www.msss.com/all_projects/magellan.php
Earth: earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=36019
Mars: nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/photo_gallery/photogallery-mars.html
Jupiter: www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/cassini/multimedia/pia04866.html
Saturn: www.slate.com/content/dam/slate/blogs/bad_astronomy/2014/06/Ten%20Years%20at%20Saturn/cassini_ugarkovic_saturn.jpg.CROP.original-original.jpg [credit: Photo by NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute/Gordan Ugarkovic]
Uranus: hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/1998/35/image/a/
Neptune: www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2014/05/15/neptune_voyager_images_updated_for_portrait_of_the_eighth_planet.html

Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfall: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orkhon_River#mediaviewer/File:Ulaan-Tsutgalan-waterfall.jpg
Perspective on a cloudy day: www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2014/09/05/clouds_from_space_photo_by_iss_astronaut_oleg_artemyev.html [credit: Oleg Artemyev]
Rain droplets: commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rain_droplets.jpg
Yellowston Mud Pot: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liquid_bubble#mediaviewer/File:Yellowstone_mud_pot_p1090998.jpg
Sea otters holding hands: he.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%9C%D7%95%D7%98%D7%A8%D7%AA_%D7%94%D7%99%D7%9D#mediaviewer/File:Sea_otters_holding_hands.jpg
Continental Drift: svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=73 [credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio]
Mission to Bennu: svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=11697 [credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab]
www.es.ucsc.edu/~glatz/GarysImages/surf.gif [credit: San Diego Supercomputer Center / Nature]
Excerpt from "Dynamic Earth" svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=11003 [credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center]
Clouds: www.beachfrontbroll.com/2013/07/BrightSkyandClouds.html
Aurora Borealis: www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YjCIoPHT0U [credit: Fotograf Göran Strand]
Waves On Rocky Shore 1080 (2011): archive.org/details/wavesOnRockyShore-1080
A Year In The Life Of Earth’s CO2: svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=11719 [credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center]
NASA | 2014 Continues Long-Term Global Warming: www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtPkFBbJLMg

Course Index

Course Description

In this Crash Course series, marvel at the wonders of astronomy with your host for this intergalactic adventure, the Bad Astronomer himself -- Phil Plait. In just 40 short lessons, you will learn the basics of the oldest science known to humanity.

Be sure to check out links to relevant Photos in the description for each video.

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