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Butterfly Effect

Butterfly Effect

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History is no more than a series of incredible events, and minute changes in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere. This series revisits key events in history and explores the possible effects of different outcomes, which gives a new perspective for today.

A ship sailing through the sea. Caption: sails within the sight of the mythical Galapagos.
Butterfly Effect
Season 1 / Ep 1
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Alexander Becomes Great
Butterfly Effect
Season 1 / Ep 2
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A T V screen displays men walking on the moon. Caption: On the evening of July 31, 1969, the world is watching the T V.
Butterfly Effect
Season 1 / Ep 3
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Bouvines--The Birth of the Kingdom of France
Butterfly Effect
Season 1 / Ep 5
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Confucius and Chinese Thought
Butterfly Effect
Season 1 / Ep 6
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Genghis Khan--The Empire of the Steppes
Butterfly Effect
Season 1 / Ep 7
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Chernobyl--A Reactor Out of Control
Butterfly Effect
Season 1 / Ep 8
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Sekigahara--The Battle of the Samurai
Butterfly Effect
Season 1 / Ep 9
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Adrinople--Rome Against the Barbarians
Butterfly Effect
Season 1 / Ep 11
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An electronic machine is being operated. Caption: He then sends himself the first electronic mail.
Butterfly Effect
Season 1 / Ep 12
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: The Gold Rush--For a Fistful of Nuggets
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 2
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: The Fall of Quebec--France Loses America
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 3
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: The Fronde--The French Civil War
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 4
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Al Capone Child of Prohibition
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 5
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: The Suffragettes--The Battle for the Ballot Box
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 8
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Dunkirk--Resist at All Costs
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 9
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Cortés at the Heart of the Aztec Empire
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 11
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Constantinople From One Empire to the Other
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 12
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A construction sight beside a water body. Caption: In an attempt to save the threatened Aral Sea.
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 13
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Lawrence of Arabia--For a Fistful of Sand
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 7
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Champollion--Unravelling the Mysteries of the Stone
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 9
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Cook--In Pursuit of the Southern Lands
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 10
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A burning ship. Caption: On the 22nd, it sinks to the bottom of the gulf of Mexico.
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 11
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Vikings--Assault on the Frankish Empire
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 12
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Butterfly Effect: Kursk--The USSR Strikes Back
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 13
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12