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Paleontology

Still image from: Amber Hunters
25 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A cartoon shows a large python wrapping its body and squeezing a small crocodile.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 53
7 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration depicts a pair of reptile like dinosaurs running in a desert. Image credit: Ceri Thomas.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 36
8 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration depicts a theropod dinosaur, looking into a nest with eggs and newborn dinosaurs.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 39
7 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration of a Daphoenus Demilo.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 45
9 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A cartoon shows the skeletal structure of a giant dinosaur.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 49
12 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A painting depicts scientists comparing Piltdown Man's remains to other species. Charles Dawson and Sir Arthur Smith Woodward are seen standing together.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 33
9 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration depicts an old shepherd, wearing clothes made from animal leather, sitting on a rock.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 48
9 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration depicts a pair of dinosaurs fighting each other.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 34
8 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration depicts the dinosaur, Coelophysis, with new born Coelophysis in between its beak.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 32
10 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
The sculpture, of a dragon sprawled, at the steps of Kinh Thien palace. Caption: Remains of Kinh Thien Palace.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 41
12 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration depicts a bat flying in sky.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 35
11 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration of a hyaenodont. Caption: Illustration by Alan Turner and Maurico Anton.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 43
9 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A skull from the fossils of Homo floresiensis, and a rough sketch of the limbs of the fossil remains are presented.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 40
9 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An illustration of a male Woolly mammoth.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 44
11 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A diagram showing the transition from Reptiles (dinosaurs and crocodile-like animal) to Archaeopteryx (feathered animal between a reptile and a bird), to Birds. Caption: between birds and reptiles.
Great Transitions
Episode 2
18 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of a primate standing on two legs. Caption: Ardi is neither a chimp nor is she a human.
Great Transitions
Episode 3
19 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of a four-legged animal standing in shallow water on top of a layer of rock. Caption: Many things must happen for an animal to be fossilized.
Great Transitions
Episode 1
17 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: The Field Museum of Natural History
Museum Access
Season 1 / Ep 2
25 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Museum Access
Season 3 / Ep 10
26 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Split image of a small shoot of corn and a fully developed ear of yellow corn. Caption: could be the ancestor of maize.
17 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Fossilized outline of a fish in stone. Caption: and eventually turns to stone.
Real World Science
Episode 15
15 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Fossilized dinosaur skeleton still partially encased in rock displayed next to a model of the same dinosaur. Caption: Out of those, only a few are really prepared well.
Shelf Life
Season 1 / Ep 10
6 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
illustration of Coelophysis. On screen text, dinosaurs. Caption: Female, Coelophysis lived about 220 million years ago.
44 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Illustration of globular organisms with fine hairs projecting from their body. Caption: When they die, their shells become part of the sediment.
33 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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
Cartoon characters in prehistoric times standing among large dinosaurs. Caption: They're even good mothers.
The Magic School Bus
Season 2 / Ep 203
25 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Collection of sharp tools made from stone. Caption: Stone-tool technology designed to create sharp edges.
5 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12