Cloud formation, types of clouds

Evaporating surface water forms clouds of various shapes from which water falls back to the surface as precipitation.

The Earth’s magnetic field

The Earth’s magnetic North and South poles are located near the geographic North and South poles.

Ozone layer

The ozone layer filters the Sun´s harmful UV radiation, therefore it is indispensable for life on Earth.

Hotspots

Hotspots are areas of the Earth´s crust where magma often rises to the surface and causes volcanic activity.

Anatomy of the spinal cord

The spinal cord is the part of the central nervous system running inside the spinal column from which spinal nerves branch out.

Pantheon (Rome, 2nd century)

The ´Temple of all gods´ was built during the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian.

Tsunami

Tsunami waves are very high waves of immense destructive power.

How does it work? - Gearbox

In transmission systems, the engine torque is modified by reducing or increasing rotational speed.

Optical illusion

The information gathered by the eye is misinterpreted by the brain.

Formula 1 racing car

Formula 1 is the highest class and most popular type of motor racing.

Elementary particles

Matter is made up by quarks and leptons, while interactions are carried by bosons.

Scale exercises

An interesting logical exercise: you have many weights that look the same, you have to find the only one that is different.

English oak

This animation shows how trees change throughout the seasons, demonstrated by the example of English oaks.

Formation of stratovolcanoes

Stratovolcanoes consist of layers of volcanic ash, debris and lava.

Structure of nitrogen molecules

This animation demonstrates the structure of nitrogen molecules, with one sigma and two pi bonds holding the atoms together.

Daguerreotype

The first commercially successful technique of photography was invented by the French Louis Daguerre.

The life-cycle of the Solar System

The formation of the Sun and the planets started with the contraction of a dust cloud about 4.5 billion years ago.

Life cycle of mosses and ferns

This animation compares the life cycles of mosses and ferns, helping to understand the general life cycle of plants.

Mining at the time of the Industrial Revolution

At the end of the 18th century, mining boomed because of the great need for raw materials in the dynamically developing industry.

Geographical discoveries (15th-17th century)

Legendary geographical discoveries at the beginning of the Modern Age had not only redrawn maps, but also had a truly diverse impact.

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