Item Details

The Weather Video Clip Collection [electronic resource]

QA International
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
The weather-a phenomenon clearly beyond human control!-is nevertheless a topic of fascination to people the world over. A combination of high-quality film footage and detailed animations, this collection of 48 video clips (30 seconds to 2 minutes each) discusses Earth's atmosphere, precipitation, meteorology, climates, the environment, and pollution. Video clips include: Earth's Atmosphere-Introduction; The Atmosphere; Atmospheric Pressure; The Movement of Air Masses; Wind; Precipitation-Introduction; Humidity; Cloud Formation; Identifying Clouds; Dew and Fog; Rainbows; Lightning and Thunder; Meteorology-Introduction; Measurement Instruments; Measuring the Temperature; Balloons and Radar; Geostationary Satellites; Polar-Orbiting Satellites; Weather Maps; Climates-Introduction; The Seasonal Cycle; Climates of the World; Desert Climates; Tropical Climates; Polar Climates; Temperate Climates; El Nino and La Nina; The Environment.
Release Date
2011
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 19, 2011.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
Video Clip Collection
Contents
  • Earth's Atmosphere, Introduction (0:47)
  • The Atmosphere (0:56)
  • Atmospheric Pressure (1:40)
  • The Movement of Air Masses (1:23)
  • Wind (1:39)
  • Precipitation, Introduction (0:42)
  • Humidity (1:35)
  • Cloud Formation (1:18)
  • Identifying Clouds (2:01)
  • Dew and Fog (1:07)
  • Rainbows (1:11)
  • Lightning and Thunder (1:09)
  • Meteorology, Introduction (0:33)
  • Measurement Instruments (1:18)
  • Measuring the Temperature (0:59)
  • Balloons and Radar (1:02)
  • Geostationary Satellites (0:51)
  • Polar-Orbiting Satellites (1:25)
  • Weather Maps (1:27)
  • Climates, Introduction (0:51)
  • The Seasonal Cycle (1:33)
  • Climates of the World (1:22)
  • Desert Climates (1:18)
  • Tropical Climates (1:11)
  • Polar Climates (1:17)
  • Temperate Climates (1:39)
  • El Niño and La Niña (2:11)
  • The Environment, Introduction (0:25)
  • The Biosphere (1:05)
  • Ecosystems (1:31)
  • Soil (1:10)
  • The Water Cycle (1:15)
  • The Carbon and Oxygen Cycles (1:29)
  • The Phosphorus and Nitrogen Cycles (1:52)
  • The Greenhouse Effect (1:27)
  • Global Warming (1:18)
  • The Ozone Layer (1:25)
  • Pollution, Introduction (0:42)
  • Atmospheric Pollution (1:21)
  • Acid Rain (1:18)
  • Water Pollution (1:25)
  • Treatment of Wastewater (1:08)
  • Soil Pollution (1:11)
  • Desertification (1:33)
  • Nuclear Waste (0:58)
  • Pollution of the Food Chains (0:34)
  • Selective Sorting of Waste (1:25)
  • Recycling (1:00) --
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2004.
Publisher no.
44017 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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