Earth Sciences

By Sean Tvelia

Earth sciences are the study of the world around us and the "hows" and "whys" with regards to how certain things operate. Get tips on Earth sciences with help from an Associate Professor of Geology at Suffolk County Community College in this free video series.

  • Dendrochronology Science Projects

    Dendrochronology is the study of time as recorded in tree roots or in plant growth. Find out about dendrochronology science projects with help from an Associate Professor of Geology at Suffolk County ...

  • When Did Life Occur on Our Planet?

    Geologists measure time in two different ways. Find out about when life occurred on our planet with help from an Associate Professor of Geology at Suffolk County Community College in this free video ...

  • Earth Science Activities Using a Sling Psychrometer

    A sling psychrometer is a tool used to measure relative humidity. Find out about an earth science activity using a sling with help from an Associate Professor of Geology at Suffolk County Community ...

  • Explanation of the Tides & Moon

    To understand tides you need to understand a little bit about gravity. Get an explanation of the tides and the moon with help from an Associate Professor of Geology at Suffolk County Community ...

  • What Is the First Quarter of the Moon's Cycle?

    The moon lunar phases is actually caused by the placement of the moon relative, relative to the earth and sun. Find out about the first quarter of the moon's cycle with help from an Associate ...

  • The Importance of the Stratosphere & Life on Earth

    The stratosphere is part of our atmosphere and we are used to the atmosphere at ground level. Find out about the importance of the stratosphere and life on Earth with help from an Associate Professor ...

  • What Kind of Tides Occur When the Moon & Sun Are at Right Angles?

    Gravity is an attractive force that is caused by mass. Find out what kind of tides occur when the moon and the sun are 90 degrees away from the Earth with help from an Associate Professor of Geology ...

  • Meteor Strike Effect on Plate Tectonics

    Plate tectonics is the theory the describes the movement and placement of continents and ocean basins across earth's surface over time. Find out about meteor strike effects on plate tectonics with ...

  • Do Plate Tectonics Help Make Life on Earth Possible?

    Plate tectonics is the process by which the continents and the ocean basins move across the surface of the earth. Find out if plate tectonics help make life on earth with help from an Associate ...

  • Science Projects About Earth's Changes

    When designing Earth science experiments to look at changes in the Earth you need to keep in mind the scale or the time frame in which those changes occur. Find out about science projects on Earth's ...

  • Science Projects on Oceanology

    Oceanology is really the practical use of another science oceanography, and oceanography studies the world's oceans. Find out about science projects on oceanology with help from an Associate ...

  • What Year Did the Dinosaurs Get Hit With a Meteor?

    The lower or the deeper an event is in the Earth's structure, the older it is. Find out what year the dinosaurs got hit with a meteorite with help from an Associate Professor of Geology at Suffolk ...