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How We Get Our Skin Color

This animation describes how skin color is generated by skin cells as protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Your Inner Fish

This film explores how the genetic and anatomical legacy of a fish can be seen today in the human body.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Feature Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Your Inner Reptile

This film explores what our hair, teeth, and hearing reveal about our evolution from ancient reptilian ancestors.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Feature Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Your Inner Monkey

This film explores what human hands, vision, and brains reveal about our evolution from ancient primate ancestors.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Feature Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Biology of Skin Color

This film explores the hypothesis that different tones of skin color in humans arose as adaptations to the intensity of ultraviolet radiation in different parts of the world.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Popped Secret: The Mysterious Origin of Corn

This film explores the genetic and archaeological evidence that suggest that corn is the result of the domestication of a wild Mexican grass called teosinte.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Origin of Species: The Making of a Theory

This film explores the epic voyages of Darwin and Wallace that led each to independently propose the natural origin of species and formulate the theory of evolution by natural selection.

Evolution
Science Practices
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Origin of Species: The Beak of the Finch

This film explores four decades of research on the evolution of Galápagos finches, which has illuminated how species form and diversify.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Origin of Species: Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree

This film explores the adaptation of anole lizards (genus Anolis) to habitats common across the islands of the Caribbean. The anoles are excellent examples of adaptive radiation, convergent evolution, and speciation through reproductive isolation.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College