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Prehistoric Life

Person speaking. Caption: To de-extinct a species requires finding viable DNA,
The Brain Scoop
Episode 3
3 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Skull of a dimetrodon and a human side by side. The temporal opening on both skulls is highlighted. Caption: allowing for improved chewing and biting capabilities.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 20
6 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Host Emily talks to Lance Grande at the Fossil Lake in Wyoming. Caption: One of the longest-lived lake systems we know of
The Brain Scoop
Episode 22
6 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two people sitting side by side at a table working on something under a bright light. Caption: Then you scrape the matrix from the fossils.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 26
5 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person holding a fossil of a spiral shaped animal. Caption: Hildoceras bifrons is an extinct species of ammonite
The Brain Scoop
Episode 53
5 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of a giant shark dwarfing the whales it swims with and is about to bite into one. Caption: megalodon was maybe 50 feet, or 15 meters, in length.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 23
3 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A diagram titled, ghost lineage, shows cars of different ages.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 72
12 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person speaking. Caption: Well, today we're gonna talk about mammalian diversification.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 6
3 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Large skeleton with tusks in a museum. Mastodons were around about 20 million years before mammoths. Caption: Mastodons were on Earth before mammoths,
The Brain Scoop
Episode 49
3 minutes 57 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
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
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
Person using a wooden mallet to break open a stone. Caption: About half have something in them.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 41
7 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A large ship is in the water piping fossil fuels. An expanded view from the ship depicts a man researching in a lab setup. Caption: What happens over the last 70 million years.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 66
12 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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
Illustration of two people kneeling next to a dinosaur skull that is larger than they are. Caption: A T. rex skull can weigh up to 750 pounds.
11 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a man standing with his arm out to touch a skeleton so large most of it is not captured in the image. Caption: the first model of a complete dinosaur skeleton.
20 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
A large dinosaur wearing a hat and a necklace changes the lightbulb on a streetlamp while a police officer stands next to her holding the light cover. Caption: She was the dinosaur who did favors for anyone who asked.
9 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Fossilized remains of the skull of an animal with large teeth. Caption: from the evidence they left behind.
15 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
A close up of an imprint in the shape of a shell left in the rock. Caption: An imprint of the organism is left in the rock.
10 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
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
Complex diagram indicating the relationship of different species of organisms. Caption: and are separated on the theropod family tree.
Natural News From The Field Museum
Season 0 / Ep 1
7 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two people with tools in their hands in a desert-like setting, digging in a mound of earth. Caption: Searching for these 112 to 98 million-year-old remains,
Natural News From The Field Museum
Season 0 / Ep 3
5 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A woman seated at a desk in a suit jacket surrounded by books and preserved specimens. Inset picture: Bear-like creature - Caption: Beardogs! … They're a thing. As named, they resemble a mash-up for a bear and a dog.
Natural News From The Field Museum
Season 0 / Ep 6
6 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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
Person holding a large animal skull. Caption: The teeth on this thing are huge.
Science Nation
Episode 133
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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