These compelling stories, in fields ranging from evolutionary biology and genetics to earth science, provide concrete examples of how science works, how evidence is weighed and tested, and how conclusions are reached. Each film runs for about 10 to 30 minutes and is accompanied by a collection of supporting materials, including film guides, quizzes, hands-on activities, and lesson plans, for educators to use to increase the impact of the films in their instruction.
Which traits distinguish humans from other primates? When and where did these traits evolve?...
The discovery of Tiktaalik, a creature with a mix of features common to fish and tetrapods.
The story of a young man who discovers a passion for science after meeting biologist E.O. Wilson.
This animated feature celebrates 17th-century citizen-scientist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.
The disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period posed...
Darwin and Wallace’s epic voyages independently led to the theory of evolution by natural selection.
Four decades of research on the Galápagos finches illuminate how species form and multiply.
The Double Helix is the story of the scientists and evidence involved in one of the...
The rock pocket mouse is a living example of Darwin's process of natural selection.
The ability to digest the lactose in milk traces back to about 10,000 years ago, when domestication started.
The many species of anole lizards in the Caribbean provide a fascinating example of convergent evolution.
The connection between malaria and sickle cell anemia.