Forces of Nature illustrates how we experience Earth’s natural forces, including shape, elements, color and motion. Although we can’t immediately feel the motion of Earth’s fundamental forces, we witness the consequences, such as tidal bores surging through the Amazon rainforest or the intense and ruinous power of hurricanes.Visit Forces of Nature Website
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The rotation of our planet affects many creatures, including the humble dung beetle.
Surfer Serginho Laus rides the Prororoca Wave, a tidal wave on the Amazon River in Brazil.
The Baroarbunga volcano in Iceland spews red hot lava.
After a dry summer the parched plains of the Serengeti transform into a green blanket.
Researcher Oswaldo Vasquez swims with humpback whales in the Silver Banks Marine Reserve.
At the Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia, bright yellow elemental sulphur is mined.
In the Dominican Republic a team of divers explore an underground cave system.
In Catalonia, Spain, teams compete to build the tallest, most complex human towers.
Learn how we experience the consequences of natural forces that keep Earth on the move.
Understand how Earth’s colors are created and what they mean.
Learn how Earth’s chemical elements transformed barren rock into a living world.
See how we experience Earth’s natural forces, including shape, elements, color and motion.
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