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  • Animator Marissa Hutchins, Sarah Johnson, Tom Beuerlein

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We like spin enough that we did a whole television program about it! You can see the full episode here: Everyday Science: Spin!You can see individual segments of the Spin show here: Little Shop Podcast Page: Spin EpisodesYou can see all of our podcasts here: Little Shop of Physics Podcast PageWe’ve made up a lot of lessons about weather and climate in the past few years. Learn more about spin, storms, clouds, weather and climate here: Ten Things You Should Know About the AtmosphereFinally, you can learn all about the Little Shop of Physics here: Little Shop of PhysicsHere's a great video about the earth's rotation.