Videos

In addition to the videos below, our publishing partner, Arts and Academic Publishing, offers a complete selection of video lectures compatable with the AP Environmental Science curriculum.
  • Floodplains
This video is the first in our series profiling New England habitats.  It tours the lower Connecticut River floodplain and examines its natural history. It considers the development of the system over time, explores how the physical environment shapes the biological environment, and reviews the principal flora and fauna present in the floodplain ecosystem.

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  • Beaches        
The second in our series on New England habitats, this video investigates the Napatree Point, Rhode Island barrier beach and examines its natural history. It considers the development of the system over time, explores how the physical environment shapes the biological environment, and reviews the principal flora and fauna present in the beach ecosystem. 

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  • Bogs
Our third video on New England habitats investigates two types of bogs that occur in southern New England: northern-associated black spruce bogs and southern-associated Atlantic Whitecedar bogs. It considers the development of the systems over time, explores how the physical environment shapes the biological environment, and reviews the principal flora and fauna present in these ecosystems.  

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  • Salt Marshes

The latest video on New England habitats investigates the salt marshes and adjacent uplands of Barn Island, Stonington, Connecticut.  It considers the influence of tides, salinity and microelevation on the development of plant communities within the salt marsh and also examines some of the animal inhabitants of the marshes.

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  • Earth systems I
This video introduces the first topic in the AP Environmental Science curriculum- Earth Systems and Resources.  It describes the course's underlying philosophy and begins the discussion of Earth history and geological processes.

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  • Earth systems II
In this continuation of the Earth Systems and Resources topic, plate tectonics and earthquakes are discussed.

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