skip to content
How the Earth works. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

How the Earth works.

Author: Michael Wysession; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., [2008]
Series: Great courses (DVD)., Science & mathematics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Course covers the making of our planet from the Big Bang, to the formation of the solar system, to the subsequent evolution of Earth. Travel to the center of our planet and out again, charting the geologic forces that churn beneath our feet to push the continents and seafloor.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Educational films
Filmed lectures
Science films
DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wysession; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 9781598034066 1598034065
OCLC Number: 221707374
Notes: "Course No. 1750."
Lectures 1-48 of 48 30-minute lectures on 8 discs in 4 containers.
Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography.
Performer(s): Taught by: Professor Michael E. Wysession, Washington University in St. Louis.
Description: 8 videodiscs (approximately 1440 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 277 pages ; 20 cm).
Details: DVD.
Contents: pt. 1. Lecture 1. Geology's impact on history --
Lecture 2. Geologic history : dating the Earth --
Lecture 3. Earth's structure : journey to the Earth's center --
Lecture 4. Earth's heat : conduction and convection --
Lecture 5. The basics of plate tectonics --
Lecture 6. Making matter : the Big Bang and big bangs --
Lecture 7. Creating Earth : recipe for a planet --
Lecture 8. The rock cycle : matter in motion --
Lecture 9. Minerals : the building blocks of rocks --
Lecture 10. Magma : the building mush of rocks --
Lecture 11. Crystallization : the rock cycle starts --
Lecture 12. Volcanoes : lava and ash. pt. 2. Lecture 13. Folding : bending blocks, flowing rocks --
Lecture 14. Earthquakes : examining Earth's faults --
Lecture 15. Plate techtonics : why continents move --
Lecture 16. The Ocean seafloor : unseen lands --
Lecture 17. Rifts and ridges : the creation of plates --
Lecture 18. Transform faults : tears of a crust --
Lecture 19. Subduction zones : recycling oceans --
Lecture 20. Continents collide and mountains are made --
Lecture 21. Intraplate volcanoes : finding the hot spots --
Lecture 22. Destruction from volcanoes and earthquakes --
Lecture 23. Predicting natural disasters --
Lecture 24. Anatomy of a volcano : Mount St. Helens. pt. 3. Lecture 25. Anatomy of an earthquake : Sumatra --
Lecture 26. History of plate motions : where and why --
Lecture 27. Assembling North America --
Lecture 28. The Sun-driven hydrologic cycle --
Lecture 29. Water on Earth : the Blue Planet --
Lecture 30. Earth's atmosphere : air and weather --
Lecture 31. Erosion : weathering and land removal --
Lecture 32. Jungles and deserts : feast or famine --
Lecture 33. Mass wasting : rocks fall downhill --
Lecture 34. Streams : shaping the land --
Lecture 35. Groundwater : the invisible reservoir --
Lecture 36. Shorelines : factories of sedimentary rocks. pt. 4. Lecture 37. Glaciers : the power of ice --
Lecture 38. Planetary wobbles and the last Ice Age --
Lecture 39. Long-term climate change --
Lecture 40. Short-term climate change --
Lecture 41. Climate change and human history --
Lecture 42. Plate tectonics and natural resources --
Lecture 43. Nonrenewable energy sources --
Lecture 44. Renewable energy sources --
Lecture 45. Humans : dominating geologic change --
Lecture 46. History of life : complexity and diversity --
Lecture 47. The Solar System : Earth's neighborhood --
Lecture 48. The lonely planet : Fermi's paradox.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)., Science & mathematics.

Abstract:

Course covers the making of our planet from the Big Bang, to the formation of the solar system, to the subsequent evolution of Earth. Travel to the center of our planet and out again, charting the geologic forces that churn beneath our feet to push the continents and seafloor.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(4)

User lists with this item (4)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/221707374> # How the Earth works.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Movie, bgn:DVD ;
   library:oclcnum "221707374" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943561664#Place/chantilly_va> ; # Chantilly, Va.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/vau> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/551.7/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/958125> ; # Historical geology
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/940627> ; # Geology
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/940955> ; # Geomorphology
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/941002> ; # Geophysics
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/148190764> ; # Teaching Company.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/10068254> ; # Michael Wysession
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:description "pt. 2. Lecture 13. Folding : bending blocks, flowing rocks -- Lecture 14. Earthquakes : examining Earth's faults -- Lecture 15. Plate techtonics : why continents move -- Lecture 16. The Ocean seafloor : unseen lands -- Lecture 17. Rifts and ridges : the creation of plates -- Lecture 18. Transform faults : tears of a crust -- Lecture 19. Subduction zones : recycling oceans -- Lecture 20. Continents collide and mountains are made -- Lecture 21. Intraplate volcanoes : finding the hot spots -- Lecture 22. Destruction from volcanoes and earthquakes -- Lecture 23. Predicting natural disasters -- Lecture 24. Anatomy of a volcano : Mount St. Helens."@en ;
   schema:description "pt. 1. Lecture 1. Geology's impact on history -- Lecture 2. Geologic history : dating the Earth -- Lecture 3. Earth's structure : journey to the Earth's center -- Lecture 4. Earth's heat : conduction and convection -- Lecture 5. The basics of plate tectonics -- Lecture 6. Making matter : the Big Bang and big bangs -- Lecture 7. Creating Earth : recipe for a planet -- Lecture 8. The rock cycle : matter in motion -- Lecture 9. Minerals : the building blocks of rocks -- Lecture 10. Magma : the building mush of rocks -- Lecture 11. Crystallization : the rock cycle starts -- Lecture 12. Volcanoes : lava and ash."@en ;
   schema:description "Course covers the making of our planet from the Big Bang, to the formation of the solar system, to the subsequent evolution of Earth. Travel to the center of our planet and out again, charting the geologic forces that churn beneath our feet to push the continents and seafloor."@en ;
   schema:description "pt. 4. Lecture 37. Glaciers : the power of ice -- Lecture 38. Planetary wobbles and the last Ice Age -- Lecture 39. Long-term climate change -- Lecture 40. Short-term climate change -- Lecture 41. Climate change and human history -- Lecture 42. Plate tectonics and natural resources -- Lecture 43. Nonrenewable energy sources -- Lecture 44. Renewable energy sources -- Lecture 45. Humans : dominating geologic change -- Lecture 46. History of life : complexity and diversity -- Lecture 47. The Solar System : Earth's neighborhood -- Lecture 48. The lonely planet : Fermi's paradox."@en ;
   schema:description "pt. 3. Lecture 25. Anatomy of an earthquake : Sumatra -- Lecture 26. History of plate motions : where and why -- Lecture 27. Assembling North America -- Lecture 28. The Sun-driven hydrologic cycle -- Lecture 29. Water on Earth : the Blue Planet -- Lecture 30. Earth's atmosphere : air and weather -- Lecture 31. Erosion : weathering and land removal -- Lecture 32. Jungles and deserts : feast or famine -- Lecture 33. Mass wasting : rocks fall downhill -- Lecture 34. Streams : shaping the land -- Lecture 35. Groundwater : the invisible reservoir -- Lecture 36. Shorelines : factories of sedimentary rocks."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3943561664> ;
   schema:genre "Filmed lectures"@en ;
   schema:genre "DVD-Video discs"@en ;
   schema:genre "Educational films"@en ;
   schema:genre "Science films"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943561664#Series/great_courses_dvd> ; # Great courses (DVD).
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943561664#Series/the_great_courses_science_&_mathematics> ; # The Great courses. Science & mathematics
   schema:name "How the Earth works."@en ;
   schema:productID "221707374" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/221707374#PublicationEvent/chantilly_va_teaching_co_2008> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943561664#Agent/teaching_co> ; # Teaching Co.
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781598034066> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/221707374> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943561664#Series/the_great_courses_science_&_mathematics> # The Great courses. Science & mathematics
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/221707374> ; # How the Earth works.
   schema:name "The Great courses. Science & mathematics" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/940627> # Geology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/940955> # Geomorphology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geomorphology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/941002> # Geophysics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geophysics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/958125> # Historical geology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Historical geology"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/10068254> # Michael Wysession
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Wysession" ;
   schema:givenName "Michael" ;
   schema:name "Michael Wysession" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/148190764> # Teaching Company.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Teaching Company." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781598034066>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1598034065" ;
   schema:isbn "9781598034066" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.