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  • Interactive Assessment for The Origin of Humans

    Interactive Assessment for The Origin of Humans

    Interactive Videos

    (19 min 44 sec) A number of questions are embedded within the short film Great Transitions: The Origin of Humans. The film explores the major fossil finds from Africa that provide insights into the evolution of modern humans from a common ancestor we share with other primates.

  • The Making of the Fittest

    The Making of the Fittest

    Collection

    Each film takes students on an adventure—from the postglacial lakes in southern Alaska to the deserts of the American Southwest, and from the icy Antarctic to the highlands of East Africa, where...

  • Activity for Your Inner Fish

    Activity for Your Inner Fish

    Film Activities

    This activity explores the content and research presented in the documentary film series Your Inner Fish, which describes major transitions in the evolution of vertebrate animals, including humans.

  • Episode 3: Your Inner Monkey

    Episode 3: Your Inner Monkey

    Feature Films

    (54 min 51 sec) Join Neil Shubin as he links our hands, vision, and brains to ancient primate ancestors. PLEASE N​OTE: Due to international distribution restrictions, these programs can only be streamed in the United States and Canada.

  • Great Transitions: The Origin of Humans

    Great Transitions: The Origin of Humans

    Short Films

    (19 min 44 sec) This film explores the major fossil finds from Africa that provide insights about the evolution of humans from other primates.