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Evolution is a complex and often misunderstood principle. Fortunately, a YouTube channel called EvolutionDocumentary has done a bang-up job curating some of the very best films on the topic. Sources include the BBC, PBS, The Discovery Channel and National Geographic.
In all, the channel boasts 12 playlists of full-length documentaries -- 370+ videos, many of them uploaded directly to the channel.
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We're not sure about the rights arrangements here, but for now, this is a treasure trove of high-quality educational media. It's great for students, folks who want to brush up and perhaps those who need a little convincing that science is, you know, real.
Evolution: Darwin's Dangerous Idea (PBS Documentary)
"Broadcast (2001) Why does Charles Darwin's 'dangerous idea' matter more today than ever, and how does it explain the past and predict the future of life on Earth? The first show interweaves the drama of Darwin's life with current documentary sequences, introducing key concepts of evolution. Evolution determines who lives, who dies, and who passes traits on to the next generation. The process plays a critical role in our daily lives, yet it is one of the most overlooked and misunderstood concepts ever described. The Evolution series goals are to heighten public understanding of evolution and how it works, to dispel common misunderstandings about the process, and to illuminate why it is relevant to all of us."
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