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Grade Level: Gr 4-6
Producer: BBC
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 10x30 mins
Country of Origin: Great Britain
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2013
Available in French: No

A fascinating, visually stunning science series showing children the true power of the planet from the safety of their sofas.
 
Hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, lightening strikes - Fierce Earth shows what it would be like to experience some of nature’s most destructive forces. Each episode explores the anatomy of one incredible natural phenomenon.
 
Featuring incredible footage from the BBC and other natural history archives, the series showcases the stunning power of nature’s fury with jaw dropping footage such as exploding volcanoes, car hurtling tornadoes and giant tsunami waves.
 
Experiments and demonstrations show the impact of Mother Nature at her most furious. Examples include the presenters experiencing hurricane force winds in a specially designed wind tunnel.
 
Compelling personal stories, told by children who have experienced extreme events, reveal the fear, excitement and the tragedy of natural disasters.
 
Fierce Earth is a visually stunning series, filmed in a range of locations, revealing the true power of the planet in an accessible and entertaining way.