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Running Time: minutes
All videos have a running time of 47 minutes.
Video 1: From the Beginning
- How Life Began.
The likely origins of the first living things.
- The Evolution
of Man. How early man evolved from other mammals.
- The Origin
of Species. The theories of evolution from Lamarck to Darwin.
A Human Being is Born. The miraculous 9 month journey to the
birth of a human child.
Video 2: Life's Building
and Our Bodies. A look at this most basic life-giving substance.
- DNA and Diversity. The microscopic miracle of DNA explained.
- The Complex Cell. How cells function and form living organisms.
- Understanding Viruses. How viruses work and prey on other
Video 3: Brain Power
- The Sense of Sight. How
animals and insects use their eyes to see.
- The Human Brain. How our brain functions and controls behavior.
Progress. The major landmarks in human progress.
- The Written
Word. The evolution of our ability to record knowledge and history.
Video 4: The Life All Around Us
- The Animal
Kingdom. The many types of animals - from protozoa to mammals.
- The World of Insects. The vast variety of insects that inhabit
- The Busy Bees. Understanding the behavior and importance
- A Planet of Plants. A look at the great diversity
of plant life.