Man's Best Friend
Video Segments: Dogs that Changed the World

[endif]–>Excerpts from the NATURE episode, “Dogs that Changed the World”

These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. The video segments can be adapted for any grade level – suggested focus questions are provided. Stream the video segments from the playlist below, or scroll to the bottom of the page to find downloadable QuickTime versions of the videos. These videos are also used in the lesson plan Man’s Best Friend (grades 5-8).

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Clip 1: Dog Sense

Clip 2: Sled Dogs

Clip 3: Moving Sheep

Clip 4: Delta

  • Caramelo

    AWWWW!!!! These dogs are soooo cute! i have one! i am 13 and i all ready should know everything about dogs!

  • liz de la vega

    this is so cool becuase did you know that sled dogs can have more than 10,000 calories.

  • Mike

    Oh!!! This dogs are very smart!!! And, they are energetic…

  • tom morelli

    This series on Dogs is inspirational…. very gratifying to have what we know at a deep level about our relationship with dogs, to be verbalized by science….. the loving relationship and interdependence…
    The story (video) of the Silver Fox domestication by the Russians is excellent science…
    Thank you for your outstanding productions Tom

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