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Forces of Nature

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Full Episodes

Motion | Full Episode

WETA PassportMotion | Full Episode

Learn how we experience the consequences of natural forces that keep Earth on the move.

Color | Full Episode

WETA PassportColor | Full Episode

Understand how Earth’s colors are created and what they mean.

Elements | Full Episode

WETA PassportElements | Full Episode

Learn how Earth’s chemical elements transformed barren rock into a living world.

Shape | Full Episode

WETA PassportShape | Full Episode

Knowing why shapes exist in nature helps us to understand forces that bind the universe.

Clips

Episode 4 Scene: The Pororoca Wave

Episode 4 Scene: The Pororoca Wave

Surfer Serginho Laus rides the Prororoca Wave, a tidal wave on the Amazon River in Brazil.

Episode 4 Scene: Dung Beetles on a Spinning Planet

Episode 4 Scene: Dung Beetles on a Spinning Planet

The rotation of our planet affects many creatures, including the humble dung beetle.

Episode 3 Scene: Humpback Whale Nursery

Episode 3 Scene: Humpback Whale Nursery

Researcher Oswaldo Vasquez swims with humpback whales in the Silver Banks Marine Reserve.

Episode 3 Scene: Greening of the Serengeti

Episode 3 Scene: Greening of the Serengeti

After a dry summer the parched plains of the Serengeti transform into a green blanket.

Previews

Next on Episode 4

Next on Episode 4

Learn how we experience the consequences of natural forces that keep Earth on the move.

Next on Episode 3

Next on Episode 3

Understand how Earth’s colors are created and what they mean.