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The Field Museum

Brown fuzzy mammal sitting in a tree. Caption: An olingo is a member of the raccoon family.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 11
6 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two people standing in front of a mural. One holds a printout of a photograph. Caption: One of Carl Akeley's photos. The beautiful bunch of aloe.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 36
7 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of large mammals with curving tusks. Caption: and many of his paintings hung with the articulated skeletons
The Brain Scoop
Episode 58
8 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of an animal with a pointed snout, large claws, and overlapping scales covering its body. Caption: They are covered in keratin scales,
The Brain Scoop
Episode 2
4 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person holding a taxidermized flying squirrel with legs extended. Caption: As you know, flying squirrels don't fly, they glide.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 8
6 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Emily Graslie is seated at her desk with the table lamps on. Caption: Field work is a great cover for gathering intelligence.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 61
1 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person gesturing towards spear-like weapons used to hunt shark. Caption: and they have multiple rows of teeth on them.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 24
3 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of a fish with long, pointed fins. Cartilaginous Fish (thresher shark). Caption: those with skeletons of cartilage --
The Brain Scoop
Episode 25
6 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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The Brain Scoop
Episode 44
10 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person gesturing towards preserved remains of a dinosaur. Caption: This shape tells us that it's a meat-eating dinosaur.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 16
7 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration of carbon emitted from factories. Caption: Black carbon was spewed into the air from coal factories.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 63
1 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of a skeleton. Arrows indicate the front right toe and back left heel. Caption: Their elongated heel bone and Achilles tendon.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 1
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
3D computer image of a partially destroyed skeletal structure. Caption: digital representations of skeletal anatomy
The Brain Scoop
Episode 43
7 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Person turning the page of a book with detailed illustrations. The turning of the page. Caption: revealing a new page every week,
The Brain Scoop
Episode 19
5 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A photograph of Cetti's Warbler and its egg which measures 1 centimeter. On screen text, Cetti's Warbler, Cettia cetti. Caption: This is a Cetti's warbler from Southern Europe.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 67
12 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two people looking at a computer screen. Caption: who has researched various aspects of hominid evolution.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 55
9 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a partially exposed fossil in the ground. 1900 field museum geology expedition (in which the brachiosaurus is found). Caption: It was declared the largest dinosaur known
The Brain Scoop
Episode 33
5 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a man on a boat holding a baby panda bear. Caption: Her export papers read, "One dog. Fee: $20."
The Brain Scoop
Episode 46
9 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
People holding very small skeletons. Caption: Like you and I, there are five lumbar vertebrae,
The Brain Scoop
Episode 12
5 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Drawer containing thin, preserved cross sections of the human body. Caption: looking into the body, like you would an x-ray.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 51
14 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12