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Learn how the diversity of plant life in the forest ecosystem changed following the dinosaur extinction and discover which kinds of animals would have thrived during the pathway to recovery in this video from NOVA: Rise of the Mammals.
Consider compelling new evidence that Earth’s climate and the evolution of plant life may have prompted an explosion in the size and diversity of mammals following the massive extinction of the dinosaurs in this video from NOVA: Rise of the Mammals.
This community outreach toolkit provides an overview of all the parts of the Polar Extremes project as well as a detailed walk-through for organizing a community screening of the film. It also includes sample discussion questions for a panel or community forum about the topics explored in the film, a social media guide, and tips for exploring the Polar Lab.
This lesson plan explains how you can use the NOVA Polar Lab to help students understand Earth’s natural climate variations & how human activity is disrupting that pattern with global consequences.
Kirk Johnson and fellow paleontologist Jaelyn Eberle examine fossils of a swamp-dwelling creature: Coryphodon, a hippo-like mammal that once inhabited the Arctic in this resource from NOVA Polar Extremes.
Kirk Johnson visits an Arctic tundra covered by the petrified remains of a swamp forest in this resource from NOVA Polar Extremes.
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