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Animal Behavior

An orange fish with yellow fins swimming up from the ocean floor from between rocks toward the viewer. Caption: in the environment they inhabit.
22 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
A roughly tear-drop shaped object with a thin outer layer, a wider middle layer, and a central space. Caption: A gastrula is an embryo made of three cell layers.
Biology
Episode 5
21 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Taxidermized female lions in a museum. Caption: are two of the most famous specimens at the Field Museum,
The Brain Scoop
Episode 48
9 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A white cow with brown spots on its head in a grassy field. Caption: began about 8,000 years ago in three separate locations.
Nature
Season 22 / Ep 11
27 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Polar bear on all fours walking in the dark. Caption: It was the cold in fact that created polar bears.
Nature
Season 26 / Ep 8
29 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A grizzly bear chasing an animal, moving so quickly the image is blurred. Caption: the grizzly once ruled alone.
Nature
Season 28 / Ep 6
29 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two people standing next to a long, rectangular indoor pool full of small fish. In the background there are many other pools. Caption: They'll be about two years old when we release them
Curiosity Quest
Season 5 / Ep 12
25 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Cartoon of a group of large cat-like animals with two protruding fangs. Caption: (narrator) This tells us a little about the life of baby saber-tooths.
5 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A frog in mid-leap. Caption: (female narrator) Frogs have managed to navigate life on Earth
Nature
Season 24 / Ep 13
29 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Human holding a small puppy and looking into its eyes. Caption: According to genetics,
Nature
Season 25 / Ep 12
29 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black hummingbird with a white breast in flight. The wings are blurry because they are moving so fast. Caption: And it's no wonder they eat so much.
Nature
Season 28 / Ep 5
29 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A baby elephant being helped to its feet by the trunk of an adult elephant. Caption: If all goes well, they'll share in the mothering.
Nature
Season 28 / Ep 2
30 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Dog laying at the front of a doghouse with a sign attached with Caption: sad dog. Food bowl is upside down by his head, chain attached to the ground and the dog. Caption: He's on a short chain.
10 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Illustration of several monkeys hanging from vines. Caption: Monkeys live in big family groups.
10 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Magic school bus in alligator form in the water with two live alligators. Caption: We're in hot water, you mean.
The Magic School Bus
Season 2 / Ep 212
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Cartoon characters with faces and the bodies of pigeons sitting on the window ledge of a high-rise building. Caption: We'd better get back to the others.
The Magic School Bus
Season 4 / Ep 412
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Closeup of a worm in soil. Caption: They really do a bang-up job of cultivating the soil.
Microscopic Monsters
Episode 12
4 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Closeup of a bee on a yellow flower. Caption: (Tara) Fertilization with an insect's help--
Microscopic Monsters
Episode 11
4 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Adult curls around two baby animals. Caption: Some of the ways animals enter a long sleeplike state
10 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon of two people, one person pointing. Caption: Look, Olli, this must be the thief.
My Little Planet
Episode 15
5 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
A piece of coral with a hole in it, a spiral shell with a point, and a sponge. Caption: There are different tools for different "porpoises."
News of the Day
Episode 2
1 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Three jellyfish of various sizes with ribbon-like and long, straight tentacles. Caption: Well, it appears one creature is a step ahead of us.
News of the Day
Episode 4
1 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Close up of the upper half of a shrimp surrounded by plant life and nestled in some rocks. Caption: but each individual had its own unique voice.
News of the Day
Episode 6
1 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Ordinary Extraordinary Junco: Remarkable Biology From A Backyard Bird!
Ordinary Extraordinary Junco
Episode
1 hour 32 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Lion crouching low in the grass. Caption: This lion, hidden in the grass, senses an opportunity.
Nature
Season 26 / Ep 3
29 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Blue tropical fish eating something from a rock covered in plants. Caption: Consumers cannot produce their own food.
Real World Science
Episode 6
10 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Wolf in natural habitat. Caption: allowing steady pursuit of prey over long distances.
Saving a Species
Episode 2
27 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Mountain lion in a tree. Caption: They are hard to study.
Science Nation
Episode 30
3 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Monarch butterflies on foliage. Caption: In monarchs, they study a parasite.
Science Nation
Episode 65
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A light blue and white stripped caterpillar on a person's finger. Caption: (male) This little guy can grip, hold, and move.
Science Nation
Episode 161
2 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A gray eel. National Aquarium. Caption: an electric eel can generate enough current to stun its prey.
Science Nation
Episode 89
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person pointing at the ground. Caption: study the ants as an invasive species
Science Nation
Episode 66
2 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Small translucent speckled animal nestled on pebbles. Caption: but the Hawaiian bobtail squid is a master of disguise.
Science Nation
Episode 141
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two insects on a plant. Caption: insects, usually males, have some signature moves:
Science Nation
Episode 222
3 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Earthworm in a person's hand. Caption: are actually invasive species.
Science Nation
Episode 107
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A line of ants carrying pieces of leaf larger than their bodies. Caption: leafcutter ants maintain a complex society.
Science Nation
Episode 143
2 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two monkeys in a cage. Caption: (narrator) Our language skills sets us apart from our primate cousins.
Science Nation
Episode 174
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Bees in a hive. They have identifying chips glued to their back. One bee is larger than the rest and has bright colored glue affixing the chip. Caption: (male) The queen is well-known, but doesn’t run the show.
Science Nation
Episode 34
3 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Primate hanging from a rope. Caption: how our distant ape cousins watch and learn.
Science Nation
Episode 138
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Lizard walking in a clear Plexiglas box. Caption: This is a sandfish, and his slithering moves
Science Nation
Episode 97
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Small turtle held in a person's hands. Caption: studies sea turtles that are programmed from birth
Science Nation
Episode 175
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A person in a white suit, hat with mesh face covering, and gloves that come past the forearm. Caption: Lets put the gloves on to finish off the complete outfit.
Science Nation
Episode 192
5 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Large grey bird perched on the edge of a cage door. Caption: (male narrator) This is Griffin, an African grey parrot.
Science Nation
Episode 125
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Small furry animal perched on two legs in woody scrub with no leaves. Caption: This is the Arctic ground squirrel.
Science Nation
Episode 16
3 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Red, black, and white snakes in a tube. People in white lab coats and gloves are in the background. Caption: They can go many places things with arms and legs can't.
Science Nation
Episode 203
5 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Fish with a suction cup at the mouth area holding on to a nearly vertical surface. Caption: and suction cup that holds to the surface.
Science Nation
Episode 49
3 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Model of a human head being brushed by whiskers attached to wires protruding from a metal post. Caption: by a set of artificial wire whiskers,
Science Nation
Episode 193
4 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person holding a dragonfly between their fingers. Caption: (narrator) It's not easy to catch a dragonfly.
Science Nation
Episode 117
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Frogs partially submerged in shallow water. Caption: Amphibians live in different habitats.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 85
4 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 4
Flock of sheep grazing in a pasture. Caption: Grazers are animals that eat grasses and small plants.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 91
4 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 4
Giraffes in natural habitat. Caption: Imprinted behaviors are fairly permanent,
Science Video Vocab
Episode 104
2 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 4
Adult dog with a puppy. Caption: Innate means you we're born with them.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 103
3 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 4
Ducks swimming in the water. Caption: Other omnivores have to hunt or find food in their habitats.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 84
3 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 4
Elephant, frog, crocodile, eagle, fish. 5 classes of vertebrates. Caption: There are 5 subgroups of vertebrate animals.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 87
3 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 4
Person shaking seeds out of the head of a plant into their hand. Caption: Even the smallest seed contains everything needed to grow
14 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Bird with a brown body, drooping white neck, and splayed tail feathers stands in front of a smaller, plain brown bird. Caption: If a female is interested, she lets him know it
Nature
Season 26 / Ep 9
29 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two spiders facing each other on a leaf. Caption: To win a mate, the males must perform an elaborate dance,
Nature
Season 26 / Ep 10
29 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A walrus poking its head out of ice water. Caption: (female) It's neat to see something so big, so caring.
11 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A person looking up at a pair of primates in the trees. Caption: That's why scientists are interested in studying them.
14 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 9
Illustration of a monkey's tail wrapped around a branch. Caption: If you're a monkey, you hang from a tree by your tail.
7 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Three wolves in the snow. Caption: He's one of the oldest in the northern range,
Nature
Season 26 / Ep 2
29 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
 Cartoon of an ant carrying a large piece of food.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of an anteater with spectacles.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of an armadillo in the wilderness.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a bat inside a cave.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a bear sitting next to a waterbody.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a beaver next to a river.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of A bee flying in a house.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a Bison.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a black panther.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a butterfly flying in flowers.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a camel in the desert standing in front of a pool of water.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a cat inside the house.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a caterpillar on a grape vine.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a Chameleon.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a chick on a farm.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a flying cicada.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a cow.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a crab.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a crocodile swimming in the water.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a deer in the forest.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a dog in a yard.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a dolphin swimming in the water.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a donkey.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a dragon fly flying over a pond.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
A bird with long wing.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of an elephant in a pool of water.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a fly landing on a plate of leftover food.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a fox.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a frog on a lily pad.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a giraffe under trees.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a goldfish swimming underwater next to a treasure chest.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a gorilla in a forest.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a grasshopper in dry grass.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of an hamster looking at a box.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of an hermit crab in the sea.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a hippopotamus on the banks of a river.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a horse in a field.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of an animal with horns in foliage.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a hyena.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a jelly fish swimming underwater.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a kangaroo with a baby in its pouch.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a koala on a tree.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a ladybug flying among plants.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a lion under a tree.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a lizard standing near a wall.
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a llama on a terraced hillside covered in flowers.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a meerkat standing on two legs.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a mole.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a monkey on tree top.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a flying mosquito.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a mouse in the house.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of an octopus in the sea.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of an orca jumping out of the water.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
A bird with long reddish neck, a small and wide bill, and small wings, on a barren land. The bird has big eyes with thick eyelashes.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of an owl on a branch.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a panda in a tree surrounded by bamboo.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a parrot in an island.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a peacock with tail feathers displayed.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a penguin at the north pole.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a pig with mud on its belly next to a mud pit.
Zoobabu
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2 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a pigeon on the street.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a platypus standing near a river.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a polar bear on ice.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a rabit peaking out a hole.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a raccoon next to trash cans.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a reindeer in a forest covered in snow.
Zoobabu
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2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a rhinoceros in natural habitat.
Zoobabu
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2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of rooster.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a scorpion.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a sea horse swimming underwater.
Zoobabu
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2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a seagull
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a shark swimming next to an underwater shipwreck.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a sheep in a field.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 14 seconds
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An illustration of a skunk near a river.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a sloth hanging head down from a tree branch.
Zoobabu
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2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a squirrel in an autumn forest.
Zoobabu
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2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a stingray jumping out of water.
Zoobabu
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2 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of two swans on the water.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a tiger in the woods.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a turtle next to a head of lettuce and a piece of fruit.
Zoobabu
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2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
An illustration of a vulture.
Zoobabu
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2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a whale swimming in the ocean.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a wolf in an autumn forest.
Zoobabu
Episode
2 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a woodpecker perched on a tree.
Zoobabu
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2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
 Cartoon of a zebra in natural habitat.
Zoobabu
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2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3