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Travel Kids - Hawaii: Volcanoes - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The travel kids visit a town almost completely covered by volcanic rock some twenty years before. There’s not a great deal left of it for them to see! They walk out onto the glassy and slippery surface of the lava flow, where volcano expert Ken takes a sample of some liquid rock to measure the temperature. It’s super hot, and Julian makes the excellent decision to keep his hands well clear!

Travel Kids - Hawaii: Volcanoes - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Rosie and Julian are in Hawaii discovering land formed from red-hot molten lava that erupted from the center of the earth. With the help of friendly volcano expert Ken and his friend Terri, they learn about a volcano that is taller than Mount Everest, and about Pele, the goddess of fire.

Outstanding dairy farm sustainability - Marshik Dairy View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

World Wildlife Fund: Making sustainability a priority, the Marshik Dairy — a fifth-generation family farm — implemented a new, technologically advanced and energy efficient barn design for their 155 cows. The new design included robotic milking facilities, energy efficient lighting and ventilation, and renewable wind and solar power.

Outstanding dairy farm sustainability - Sensenig Dairy View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Here's a video from the World Wildlife Fund. Traditionally, anaerobic digester systems have not been practical on small dairy farms, but this didn’t stop Sensenig Dairy, a 100-cow farm, from pursuing its goal. Then Sensenig teamed up with the local community to collect enough waste to produce 1,401,600 kilowatt hours of electricity per year from "trash" that would otherwise end up in a landfill.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 10 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The narrator explains how the breathtaking rock formations of Antelope Canyon came to be, and why mountains around the world can provide a metaphor for human existence.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

In this segment, the narrator explains where the name Bryce Canyon came from, and why the sand dunes in the US and the large deserts of the world might be related.

Brexit - What happens when the UK leaves the EU? - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

The focus of this segment is on the Chequers Deal, the preferred deal of Prime Minister Theresa May, which blends aspects of both Hard and Soft Brexit deals. It also outlines what could happen if no deal is struck by the deadline.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

We visit Bryce Canyon, where valuable fossils have helped understand the geological history of the planet. The sandstone spires of the canyon are breathtaking.

Brexit - What happens when the UK leaves the EU? - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

This segment outlines the advantages and the drawbacks for British businesses in different versions of Brexit. The rights of British citizens living in EU countries and EU citizens living in Britain are also discussed.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 7 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The Colorado Plateau and the Grand Canyon are just a few of the amazing geographical features of the Southwestern United States.

Brexit - What happens when the UK leaves the EU? - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

"Brexit" is a portmanteau that blends "Britain" and "exit", and refers to Britain leaving the European Union. The decision was made by referendum, in which a narrow majority of British voters chose to leave the European Union. This video (part 1 of 3) succinctly outlines the plans that Britain's Prime Minister and the Members of Parliament are grappling with on the eve of Britain's exit from the European Union on March 29, 2019.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

We learn more about how water interacts with the minerals in the rocks, and visit Monument Valley, a popular spot for filming westerns and commercials.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

In this segment, we learn about the role weather plays in the creation of rock formations in the national parks of the United States.

Robby Naish - Rides the World's Longest Wave View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Even if you're not interested in any kind of surfing, it's worth discovering the beautiful spot where Robby Naish gets to ride one of the world's longest waves. Interestingly, it is not out on the ocean!

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Geysers represent a very popular tourist attraction in Yellowstone Park. How do they work and where do they come from? And what is sandstone? The video answers these questions.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

In Yellowstone Park, visitors can see many indigenous animals in their natural habitat and wonder at the park's natural hot springs.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany, USA

Why are some rock formations and animals found on more than one continent? The explanation dates back to the Ice Age.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Why do some of the national parks in the United States resemble the European Alps? Geologist Dr. Robert Darga answers this question.

The History of English - Global English View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Hindi-English, Chinese-English, and Singaporean-English are discussed and we're introduced to some fun words, such as “badmash” (noun, a bad person in Hinglish) or “chope” (verb, to set aside a place in a fast food restaurant by setting down an object like a hankie or magazine in Singlish).

Alison Teal & Orca365 - A Plague of Plastic in Indonesia

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Orca365 combines exciting travel opportunities and breathtaking remote communities to help make a difference. Their trips offer a unique mix of full-on action-packed itineraries with the ability to give back and be involved in the communities one visits.

BBC Planet Wild - Alien Animals - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Australia, United Kingdom

The last segment focuses on Australia. We visit the Warrawong Earth Sanctuary, where there are breeding programs to reintroduce such indigenous animals as bandicoots and quolls, creatures that came close to extinction.

BBC Planet Wild - Alien Animals - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

The segment focuses on the alien striped iguanas of the Galapagos Islands, albinism in a variety of animals, and the peppered moth.

BBC Planet Wild - Alien Animals - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

We leave the macaques in Gibraltar to travel to the Galapagos Islands to learn about marine and land iguanas.

BBC Planet Wild - Alien Animals - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Barbary macaques are among the most popular tourist attractions in Gibraltar. The apes have a taste for junk food, which enables tourists to see them up close and allows scientists to easily capture them for research.

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