Geologic Journey I

This five-part documentary series delves into the geological history that has shaped the Canadian landscape, offering a wide and compelling range of scientific, amateur enthusiast and narrative perspectives. Blending state-of-the-art science, a range of visual techniques and personal observation, the series documents the incredible and sometimes surprising geologic history of Canada, mirroring the mythic quality of our landscape, its dramatic scale and extraordinary contrasts.

  • 2014
  • 9-12
  • 3 Titles

Teacher Guide(s)

  • Geologic Journey I Teacher Resource Guide

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The Nature of Things Geologic Journey: Atlantic Coast (Part 5 of 5)

This episode of the Geologic Journey series sweeps us eastward — and backward: east to the Atlantic coast, and hundreds of millions of years back in time, to tell the story in three dramatic chapters of how tectonic upheaval pummelled and pounded eastern North America, until the shape we recognize today finally emerged. Along the way, viewers are invited to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/08/2013

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

The Nature of Things Geologic Journey: Great Lakes (Part 1 of 5)

This episode of the Geologic Journey series tells the story of the dramatic changes in the geology and landscape of the vast central area of North America that only in very recent geologic history takes the form of five great interconnected freshwater lakes. We find the roots of a long vanished mountain range that once rivalled the Himalayas, explore the ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

The Nature of Things Geologic Journey: Rockies (Part 2 of 5)

This episode of the Geologic Journey series tells the story of the immense spine of stone that runs from the Canadian North down to the Southern United States. The story begins on the quiet Pacific shoreline of Vancouver Island, where geologists search for clues of massive tectonic shifts that reverberated through the continent, forcing the mountains up out of a ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:34
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]