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.
The rock pocket mouse is a living example of Darwin's process of natural selection.
The discovery of Tiktaalik, a creature with a mix of features common to fish and tetrapods.
The ability to digest the lactose in milk traces back to about 10,000 years ago, when domestication started.
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 many species of anole lizards in the Caribbean provide a fascinating example of convergent evolution.
Interviews with leading scientists, including Jim Watson, bring this landmark discovery to life.
Investigative work solved a long-standing scientific mystery: the disappearance of the dinosaurs.