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  • Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Volcanoes

    science
    earth science
    volcanoes
    Bill Nye explains what volcanoes are, how they're formed, and what causes an eruption. He then explains the impact of volcanoes on the earth's geography.

  • Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Soil Lab

    science
    earth science
    soil
    Bill Nye showcases the different types of soil in his lab. He explains and illustrates the soil profile (what soil would look like if you can dig into it and view it from the side) of each type. He also explains how soil and dust are created: from rocks and living creatures.

  • Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Wind

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    earth science
    wind
    Bill Nye explains that wind is caused by the heating and the cooling of the Earth. The Sun warms the air, causing it to move faster and spread out, and cold air pushes the warm air up. Wind comes from all different directions since it moves with the rotation of the Earth.

  • Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Weathering and Erosion

    science
    earth science
    erosion
    weathering
    Bill Nye is obssessed with erosion and explains that rocks change over time. He explains what causes weathering (although he calls it erosion): water, ice, wind, sand, and chemicals. He illustrates the process of erosion in his lab.

  • Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Plate Tectonics

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    earth science
    plate tectonics
    Bill Nye explains plate tectonics and the origination of its theory. The areas in which the tectonics spread apart is where volcanoes form. Conversely, the areas in which the tectonics come together is where mountains form.