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A Beautiful Planet

A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. Made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet—and the effects humanity has had on it over time—captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). 

Grade Levels

Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Curriculum Links

Science 1: Common objects in the sky
Science 4: Changes cause by Earth’s axis, rotation & orbit
Science 6: Force of gravity, Scale & Structure of the Universe
Science 7: Climate change over geological time and the recent impact of Humans
Science 9: The Biosphere, Geosphere, Hydrosphere, & Atmosphere are interconnected
Science 10:
Local and global impacts of energy transformations from technologies, Astronomical data and collection methods
Earth Sciences 11: Application of Space Technology to the study of changes in Earth and its systems, Earth as a unique planet within its Solar System, Human and natural causes of Atmospheric Composition, Weather as the interaction of Water, Air & Energy transfer. Application of Space Technology to the study of changes in Earth and its systems
Science for Citizens 11: Impact of technologies, Human Impact on Earth’s Natural Resources & Climate Change
Environmental Science 12: Changes to Climate systems, Impacts of Global Warming, Land management, Mitigation & Adaptation
Physical Geography 12: Interactions of humans and the atmosphere, Human effects on natural systems, Natural resources and sustainability

Social Studies 1-3: Relationship between humans and their environment
Social Studies 6:
International cooperation and responses to Global issues

 

Availability

  • 11am *(if booked by school group)

Language

  • English

Additional Information

Produced in 2016