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GEOL: Geology: Videos

This guide will help you find information about topics in Geology, including rocks, minerals, land formations, mining, fracking, and weather.

Audiovisual Materials

Audiovisual materials are located in the Library's Media Tower, and may be borrowed with your student I.D. card for one week. Videos and DVDs may also be viewed on flat screen monitors located in the Media Tower study rooms. The following DVDs are recommended for Geology.

Online Videos

A variety of films may be viewed online through the Films on Demand database. If you are using the database from off-campus, you will be asked to log in with the same username and password that you use to enter your "Student Workday" account. You may view the programs listed here by clicking on each title, or you may search the database to find videos on your choice of topics.


Series: How the Earth Was Made

Segments include:

The Alps

America's Ice Age

Birth of the Earth 

Driest Place on Earth

Earth's Deadliest Eruption

The Grand Canyon


Series: Geology: A Search for Order

Segments include:

Coastal Dunes

Flood Control

Glacial Deposits

River Channel Forms


Series: Modern Marvels

Segments include:

Gold Mines






The Earth Video Clip Collection

Geothermal Energy: Tapping the Earth's Heat

Meteorology: The Science of Weather

Processes That Shape the Earth

Rocks and Minerals

The Weather Video Clip Collection