Browse our collection of educational videos to help your students visualize data and understand scientific and environmental concepts.

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Lens of Time: Spider Seduction


For these jumping spiders, stayin' alive requires all the right dance moves—and the perfect soundtrack, too.

Walking with Lucy


How did bipedalism come to be? What body parts allow humans to walk upright, while chimpanzees walk on knuckles?

Selections from Flipside Science

Un Chapulín Crujiente


¿Podría comer insectos mejor para el medio ambiente que comer otras fuentes de proteínas?

Why Protect Pollinators?

Flowering plants depend on pollinators

Pollinators contribute to the biodiversity and resilience of ecosystems and benefit people. Let's protect them!

The Chemistry of Clothes


What is the difference between synthetic and natural materials?  How are synthetic materials made?

Full Films from our Planetarium

Fragile Planet


Travel to the Moon, Mars, and even beyond the Milky Way to search for habitats that might support life!



In this free film, you'll follow the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth.

Selections from our Earthquakes Course

Short Scenes from Habitat Earth

Data Visualizations

How Many Planes Are in the Sky?


Real-time air traffic reveals travel patterns occurring on timescales far more rapid than species migration.

Social Studies + Science Connections

Selections from our Biodiversity Course

Ecosystem Services


Healthy ecosystems provide crucial direct, indirect, and aesthetic-ethical benefits to humans.

Popular News Stories

Dung Beetles


How do dung beetles find their way? They do a little dance.

Frog Tongues


Frog tongues are amazingly fast and sticky tools for hunting.

Crow Intelligence

Researchers are finding that crows use complex reasoning to obtain food with tools.

Live Webcams

Live Penguin Cams


Watch our penguins swim, flirt, and nest on three live webcams.

Reef Lagoon Cam


Enjoy ogling the 10+ species of graceful rays and tropical fish in Reef Lagoon—streaming 24/7 via webcam.

Philippine Coral Reef

Philippine Coral Reef

Watch reef fish dart through colorful forests of coral while giant rays sail gracefully under your feet.

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