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Blue Planet



Blue Planet provides viewers with an overview of how water shapes our planet and nearly every aspect of our lives. Using data sets from a variety of sources, including NOAA and NASA, the movie presents water as the driver of Earth's dynamic systems, the source of all life on the planet, and it underscores just how rare and precious Earth's fresh water resource is. Blue Planet is a seven minute, narrated movie that was produced for the traveling exhibition WATER: H2O=Life.*

Blue Planet was produced by the Science Museum of Minnesota in collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History and the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

* Water: H2O = Life is organized by the Science Museum of Minnesota and the American Museum of Natural History, New York, in collaboration with Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland; The Field Museum, Chicago; Instituto Sangari, Sao Paulo, Brazil; National Museum of Australia, Canberra; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada; San Diego Natural History Museum; and Singapore Science Centre with PUB Singapore.

Length of dataset: 6:58

Script for Blue Planet (pdf)


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