Tectonic plates animation

This animated video shows the movement of the ...

Dandelion seeds

Dandelion seeds float away in the wind. To ...

Earth's structural layers

The currently accepted theory of the Earth’s ...

Tectonic plates, volcanoes and ...

Far underneath the ground we walk on, the ...

Wavelengths of different wave types

Every wave has a specific wavelength, but ...

Tectonic plate boundaries

Map showing tectonic plate boundaries and ...

Seismic waves

When an earthquake occurs shockwaves of ...

Earth waves

Seismic waves are waves that travel through ...

Slow slip event – an animation

Slow slips are silent earthquakes that occur ...

Pieces in a puzzle

The Earth’s crust is made up of large ...

Is base isolation always ...

Dr Stefano Pampanin from the University of ...

Wave length, height and frequency

A wave can be described by its length, height ...

Explaining a rock core

Dr Phil Shane takes us through a rock core – ...

Plate boundaries

There are three types of plate boundaries ...

Differences in rocks

Professor Richard Price introduces some of ...

Rotorua caldera formation

Caldera eruptions leave behind large craters ...

Columnar basalt

Basalt is associated with great rock columns ...

Auckland volcanic field

Auckland is built of an active volcanic ...

Inside the Earth

The Earth is made up of different layers.

Earth structure

The various layers that make up the Earth's ...

Plate tectonics

Professor Richard Price describes the theory ...

Andesite

This andesite rock is from the central North ...

Three types of plate boundaries

The land beneath our feet moves very, very ...

Alfred Wegener

Alfred Wegener (pictured here on the right) ...

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