Miracle Planet

Narrated by Christopher Plummer, Miracle Planet reveals the surprising role that sheer chance has played in the development of life. Over its more than 4-billion-year history, Earth has been home to repeated violent climactic changes, which have caused mass extinctions. And yet, life has survived. In fact, these same catastrophes that devastated life on Earth also helped bring about its evolution from the simplest microbes to the complexity and diversity that is found on the planet today. Filmed in High Definition this series features location footage, interviews with the world's foremost scientists and cutting-edge computer technology
The Violent PastRunning Time: 0:50:00

Narrated by Christopher Plummer, Miracle Planet reveals the surprising role that sheer chance has played in the development of life. Over its more than 4-billion-year history, Earth has been home to repeated violent climactic changes, which have caused mass extinctions. And yet, life has survived. In fact, these same catastrophes that devastated life on Earth also helped bring about its evolution from the simplest microbes to the complexity and diversity that is found on the planet today. Filmed in High Definition this series features location footage, interviews with the world's foremost scientists and cutting-edge computer technology

Snowball EarthRunning Time: 0:50:00

Narrated by Christopher Plummer, Miracle Planet reveals the surprising role that sheer chance has played in the development of life. Over its more than 4-billion-year history, Earth has been home to repeated violent climactic changes, which have caused mass extinctions. And yet, life has survived. In fact, these same catastrophes that devastated life on Earth also helped bring about its evolution from the simplest microbes to the complexity and diversity that is found on the planet today. Filmed in High Definition this series features location footage, interviews with the world's foremost scientists and cutting-edge computer technology

New FrontiersRunning Time: 0:50:00

Narrated by Christopher Plummer, Miracle Planet reveals the surprising role that sheer chance has played in the development of life. Over its more than 4-billion-year history, Earth has been home to repeated violent climactic changes, which have caused mass extinctions. And yet, life has survived. In fact, these same catastrophes that devastated life on Earth also helped bring about its evolution from the simplest microbes to the complexity and diversity that is found on the planet today. Filmed in High Definition this series features location footage, interviews with the world's foremost scientists and cutting-edge computer technology

Extinction and RebirthRunning Time: 0:50:00

Narrated by Christopher Plummer, Miracle Planet reveals the surprising role that sheer chance has played in the development of life. Over its more than 4-billion-year history, Earth has been home to repeated violent climactic changes, which have caused mass extinctions. And yet, life has survived. In fact, these same catastrophes that devastated life on Earth also helped bring about its evolution from the simplest microbes to the complexity and diversity that is found on the planet today. Filmed in High Definition this series features location footage, interviews with the world's foremost scientists and cutting-edge computer technology

Survival of the FittestRunning Time: 0:50:00

Narrated by Christopher Plummer, Miracle Planet reveals the surprising role that sheer chance has played in the development of life. Over its more than 4-billion-year history, Earth has been home to repeated violent climactic changes, which have caused mass extinctions. And yet, life has survived. In fact, these same catastrophes that devastated life on Earth also helped bring about its evolution from the simplest microbes to the complexity and diversity that is found on the planet today. Filmed in High Definition this series features location footage, interviews with the world's foremost scientists and cutting-edge computer technology

Series SKUMP
Video Programs5
SubjectsScience, Astronomy, Biology, Core Science, Earth Science, Geology
Supplemental Files6
Released2010
Produced By National Film Foard of Canada
Copyright ©2010 National Film Foard of Canada
Grade Levels10th Grade through Post Secondary
User's Guide For Instructors - Miracle Planet - Episode 1 - The Violent Past
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User's Guide for Instructors - Miracle Planet - Episode 2 - Snowball Earth
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User's Guide for Instructors - Miracle Planet - Episode 3 - New Frontiers
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User's Guide For Instructors - Miracle Planet - Episode 4 - Extinction and Rebirth
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User's Guide For Instructors - Miracle Planet - Episode 5 - Survival of the Fittest
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