Forces of Nature
How We Experience Earth’s Natural Forces

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Shape
We can't directly see the forces that govern Earth, but we can see their shadows in the shapes of nature that surround us. If we understand why these shapes exist,…
Elements
The forces of nature make Earth a restless planet, but they also turned our ball of rock into a home for life. How did our planet's ingredients, the chemical elements,…
Color
Earth is painted in stunning colors. By understanding how these colors are created and the energy they carry, we can learn the secret language of the planet.
Motion
The forces of nature have kept Earth on the move since it was formed billions of years ago and its epic journey through space shapes all our lives.

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