The Living Planet

Hosted by David Attenborough who makes complicated concepts seem simple, these twelve one-hour programs, Let students experience the secrets of nature with some of the most spectacular sights and sounds ever captured on film.
  • Title ID 41-LP
  • Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science
  • 12 Programs
  • 1 Supplemental File
  • 10th Grade through Post Secondary
  • Released in 2001 by BBC
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Included Programs
Supplemental Files
Reviews

Included Programs

The Building of the EarthRunning time is 58 minutes

David Attenborough discusses plate tectonics, volcanoes, plant succession and mountain Building.

The Frozen EarthRunning time is 58 minutes

David Attenborough discusses ecosystems, climates, the Arctic and Antarctic, and weather extremes.

The Northern ForestsRunning time is 57 minutes

David Attenborough discusses conifers, pines, ecosystems, northern forest ecosystems, and climates.

JungleRunning time is 58 minutes

David Attenborough discusses jungles, the rainforest, Rainforest Ecosystems, and Climates.

Seas of GrassRunning time is 57 minutes

David Attenborough discusses the prairie, Prairie Ecosystems, savannahs, and climate.

The Baking DesertsRunning time is 58 minutes

David Attenborough discusses desert ecosystems, drought, lizards, climate and reptiles.

The Community of the SkiesRunning time is 57 minutes

David Attenborough discusses the atmosphere, troposphere, weather and the hydrocycle.

Sweet Fresh WaterRunning time is 57 minutes

David Attenborough discusses rivers, waterfalls, hydrocycle, deltas and the Amazon.

The Margins of the LandRunning time is 57 minutes

David Attenborough discusses tide pools, mangroves and the salt marsh.

Worlds ApartRunning time is 57 minutes

David Attenborough discusses evolution.

OceansRunning time is 56 minutes

David Attenborough discusses oceanic ecosystems, plankton and evolution.

New WorldsRunning time is 57 minutes

David Attenborough discusses pollution and climate change.

Supplemental Files

MARC Records for LP
MARC records for the Full Series LP, The Living Planet

Reviews

"Dauntingly curious, infinitely knowledgeable, urbane and eloquent, Attenborough is here to help us make sense of it all...The Royal wedding is the only TV event in Britain to have had more viewers."
New York Times