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Greatest Human Achievements: Evolution & Heredity

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The cloning of Dolly the sheep can trace its origins all the way back to Charles Darwin's trip to the Galapagos Islands in the 1800s. Darwin's evidence for evolution was overwhelming, but scientists still didn't know how traits passed from parent to offspring. As microscopes improved, scientists were able to see cells divide and eventually discovered the genes that make up DNA. This, along with other technological advances, has opened up an exciting new area of scientific study: nanotechnology.

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Runtime: 14 minutes 30 seconds

Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 1
24 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 2
14 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 3
14 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 4
23 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 5
29 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 6
16 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 7
14 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 8
7 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 9
16 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12