Item Details

Things You Need to Know...About Evolution [electronic resource]

BBC Worldwide Ltd
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Would you consider cabbage as the leafy long-lost relative? James May does, thanks to the genius of Charles Darwin. But exactly how does Darwin's famous theory of natural selection explain why we are all mutants and what war is actually good for? James treks off into the wilderness with the natural advantage of fantastic motion graphics and vivid animation to show us how.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
45 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 21, 2014.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
About Evolution
Series
James May's Things You Need to Know (Series 2)
James May's Things You Need to Know
Series Statement
James May's things you need to know ; Series 2
Contents
  • What Did Darwin Actually Do? (5:17)
  • Are We All Mutants? (4:25)
  • How am I Related to a Mouse? (3:20)
  • Which Came First? The Dinosaur or the Egg? (3:36)
  • War...What is it Good For? (4:17)
  • Am I Hot or Not? (3:12)
  • What Has Geography Got to do With Evolution? (4:31)
  • Is Life a Marathon or a Sprint? (4:37)
  • Why do Species go Extinct? (3:19)
  • Can We Create Life? (4:35)
  • Evolutionary Review (1:37)
  • Credits: Things You Need to Know...About Evolution: James May's Things You Need to Know (Series 2) (0:34)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2012.
Publisher no.
  • 55722 Films Media Group
  • 55719s Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (45 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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