How the Earth Was Made: Driest Place on Earth

Subject: Science & Health
Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Source: History

The Atacama desert is considered the driest place on Earth, this documentary uncovers how this extraordinary dry landscape was created. The Atacama is the oldest desert in the world, recently it has been dated to an amazing 150 million years old. Atacamais also home to the largest copper mine in the world.

For a study guide from History Classroom, please click here.


60-minute runtime; 2-year copyright clearance.

Oct 15 at 6:00am ET/PT

How the Earth Was Made: Driest Place on Earth

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