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PBS Digital Studios

PBS has been producing thoughtful programming for diverse audiences since 1970, and since 2012, PBS Digital Studios has been an innovator in digital-first educational programming, constantly exploring new directions to educate audiences about history, science, culture, and the world around them. PBS Digital Studios includes a network of YouTube channels with millions of subscribers and billions of lifetime views.

Still image from: In Our Nature: Extreme Senses
In Our Nature
Episode 5
17 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: In Our Nature: Mutualism
In Our Nature
Episode 4
20 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: In Our Nature: Nutrient Cycling
In Our Nature
Episode 3
29 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: It's Okay to Be Smart: 4 Ways the Universe Might End (All of Them Bad)
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 20
11 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two different types of bacteria are seen all over a human outline. Caption: 37.2 trillion and 39 trillion.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 20
11 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A view of Moon in the dark sky. Caption: Maria, Latin for seas, and Sea of Tranquility, Mare Tranquillitatis.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 15
10 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A scale shows world population. 2 billion people will be added by 20 50 to the 7 billion at present. A number, 2 X, is shown over the food crops, wheat and corn.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 2
6 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An aerial view of a canopy of trees.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 1
10 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An animal with the body of a lion, an extra goat head on its back, and a snake instead of a tail. Caption: Chimera.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 14
9 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: It's Okay to Be Smart: Counting the Species in My Backyard
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 11
9 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man in glasses and blue collared shirt gestures with hands out and lips pursed in mid-speech.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 17
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Sunlight is shining through in a forest with large number of trees.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 17
5 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration depicts the sinuses present in a human skull.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 26
11 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A cartoon shows Benjamin Franklin sleeping on a bed. Sunlight pours into the room through an open window.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 5
12 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Orange glare flares out from bright central object and is surrounded by flecks of colored light in outer space.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 9
10 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A group of animals, a gorilla, a rhino, a lemur cat, and a scaled lizard.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 10
5 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
The sample particles enter the mass spectrometer, which is accelerated, and then separated according to their individual mass of the particles by a magnet.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 22
11 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A comparison of passive echolocation used in vehicles and active echolocation in dolphins.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 18
16 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man in glasses parts lips in mid-speech. Bookshelves and art supplies line walls in background. Title card reads, "How to fly. Stay in the air."
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 13
Grade Level: 10 - 12
2 red lines branch off from a red dot at the top connecting to red dots that continue to branch off in twos 5 times to form a crown-shaped contagion.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 10
2 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12