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Ambrose Streaming Video: Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth (1-Year Schoolwide Subscription)

Item # 522517 Online Only

Grades 9–12. This 8-part video series encompasses earth systems, from the smallest land feature to whole continents, from how weather affects the planet to how humans interact with natural resources and their physical landscape. Shot in HD, the series reviews significant discoveries, individuals, and theories that have led to physical geography becoming one of the leading sciences of the 21st century. Includes 8 video programs totaling 232 minutes. Schoolwide subscription for 1 year.

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$185.00

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Grades 9–12. Physical Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth encompasses earth systems, from the smallest land feature to whole continents, from how weather affects the planet to how humans interact with natural resources and their physical landscape. Presented by acclaimed geographer Alec Murphy, this incredible 8-part video series shot in HD reviews significant discoveries, individuals, and theories that have led to physical geography becoming one of the leading sciences of the 21st century. Includes 8 video programs totaling 232 minutes and 49 total segments:

Program 1: Inventing the Tools of Geography

  • Chapter 1: Modern Geographical Thinking (8 minutes)
  • Chapter 2: The Three Laws of Geology (3 minutes)
  • Chapter 3: Creation of Planet Earth (12 minutes)
  • Chapter 4: The Rise of Human Geography (6 minutes)

Program 2: Portraying the Earth

  • Chapter 1: A History of Cartography (8 minutes)
  • Chapter 2: Map Making Tools (8 minutes)
  • Chapter 3: Specialty Maps (5 minutes)
  • Chapter 4: Geographical Information Systems (2 minutes)
  • Chapter 5: Maps in the 21st Century (4 minutes)

Program 3: Landforms

  • Chapter 1: Geomorphology (4 minutes)
  • Chapter 2: Scale and Landforms (3 minutes)
  • Chapter 3: Mountains and Hills (6 minutes)
  • Chapter 4: Buttes and Mesas (1 minute)
  • Chapter 5: Plains (3 minutes)
  • Chapter 6: Basins, Valleys and Canyons (3 minutes)
  • Chapter 7: Coastlines (2 minutes)
  • Chapter 8: Landforms and People (5 minutes)

Program 4: The Ever Changing Planet

  • Chapter 1: The Ever Changing Earth Surface (2 minutes)
  • Chapter 2: Continental Drift (10 minutes)
  • Chapter 3: Hot Spots (4 minutes)
  • Chapter 4: Water Erosion (2 minutes)
  • Chapter 5: Wind Erosion (1 minute)
  • Chapter 6: Glaciers (9 minutes)

Program 5: Layering the Planet

  • Chapter 1: The Geographical Spheres (2 minutes)
  • Chapter 2: Earth’s Physical Structure (2 minutes)
  • Chapter 3: The Lithosphere (3 minutes)
  • Chapter 4: The Pedosphere (3 minutes)
  • Chapter 5: The Hydrosphere (5 minutes)
  • Chapter 6: The Atmosphere (1 minute)
  • Chapter 7: Connecting the Five Major Spheres (4 minutes)
  • Chapter 8: Landforms and People (7 minutes)

Program 6: Geographical Regions

  • Chapter 1: Geomorphic Regions (5 minutes)
  • Chapter 2: Geomorphic Regions - Colorado Plateau (4 minutes)
  • Chapter 3: Geomorphic Regions - Atlantic Coastal Plain (2 minutes)
  • Chapter 4: Physiographic Process (3 minutes)
  • Chapter 5: Regions and Scale (5 minutes)
  • Chapter 6: The Three Types of Regions (8 minutes)

Program 7: Physical Geographic Influences on the Development of Human Societies

  • Chapter 1: Environmental Determinism (4 minutes)
  • Chapter 2: Importance of Rivers in Developing Civilizations (4 minutes)
  • Chapter 3: Challenges to Environmental Determinism (7 minutes)
  • Chapter 4: Importance of Soils in Developing Civilizations (6 minutes)
  • Chapter 5: Importance of Natural Resources in Developing Civilizations (4 minutes)
  • Chapter 6: Co-Development of Peoples and Place (3 minutes)

Program 8: Human Impacts on the Natural Environment

  • Chapter 1: Changing the Physical Landscape (1 minute)
  • Chapter 2: Changing the Physical Landscape - Paleolithic Age (2 minutes)
  • Chapter 3: Changing the Physical Landscape - Neolithic Age (4 minutes)
  • Chapter 4: Changing the Physical Landscape - Ancient Civilizations (7 minutes)
  • Chapter 5: Changing the Physical Landscape - Modern Age (8 minutes)
  • Chapter 6: Changing the Physical Landscape - The Future (6 minutes)

Also includes additional document for download (educator’s guide). The subscription gives all teachers and students affiliated with the school access to this Ambrose streaming video content for 1 year.

  • This item is only available at Carolina.com.
  • This item is an eLearning product and is accessed via Carolina Science Online. You will receive an Access Code via email within 24 hours of your order, which you will use to activate the product.

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Item# 522517
Computer System Requirements Computer running Windows® 98 or higher or Macintosh® OS X (10.1+) or mobile device (Windows®, Apple®, or Android™ tablet or smart phone) with appropriate operating system; audio capability (sound card) to accommodate streaming video and audio.
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Components Qty Included?
Program 1: Inventing the Tools of Geography Video (29 minutes) 1 Included
Program 2: Portraying the Earth Video (29 minutes) 1 Included
Program 3: Landforms Video (29 minutes) 1 Included
Program 4: The Ever Changing Planet Video (29 minutes) 1 Included
Program 5: Layering the Planet Video (29 minutes) 1 Included
Program 6: Geographical Regions Video (29 minutes) 1 Included
Program 7: Physical Geographic Influences on the Development of Human Societies Video (29 minutes) 1 Included
Program 8: Human Impacts on the Natural Environment Video (29 minutes) 1 Included
Additional Downloadable Reference Document 1 Included
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