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Earth's Wild Ride

Recommended for ages 7-13 (Grades 2 and up)

Length: Approx. 20 minutes

Transport to the future, 2081, where humans now live on the moon. The movie opens with a grandfather and his grandchildren gazing out into space. In looking back at Earth learn about a solar eclipse, the ice age, volcanoes, dinosaurs, and the differences between the earth and the moon. Imagine Earth were a distant place you once called home but could never visit again. What would you remember most about the planet, and how would you describe it to your grandchildren?

                     

                     View trailer:

 Trailer created by Dylan Adler, Franklin and Marshall College '14  

           

The North Museum of Natural History and Science is commited to continued education of students. This show focuses on the following Pennsylvania Educational Standards:

The following standards have been covered:

3.3.3.B1 - Relate the rotation of the Earth and day/night, to the apparent movement of the sun, moon, and stars across the sky. 

This show also discusses:

Properties of Earth's Atmosphere

 

Resources (Ed Guides, Activities, etc.): http://earth.rice.edu/shows/EWR/activities.htm

Script: Click Here