Science Biology documentaries

Climate Change - The Facts

In "Climate Change - The Facts" British wildlife educator and documentary filmmaker Sir David Attenborough investigates some of the science behind climate change.   The film focuses on what effects greenhouse gasses have already had on fragile ecosystems as well as on global wea[...]

A Year in Space

Science Presenter Scott Kelly 2017 Unrated

The 2017 A Year in Space documentary follows American astronaut Scott Kelly on his year-long mission onboard the International Space Station (ISS).   One of the main objectives of Kelly's mission was to compare how living in space for such a long time affected his body in comparison t[...]

Drowning in Plastic

Disposable plastic items have been ruinous for the environment, especially the oceans.   In the 2018 documentary Drowning in Plastic, Irish science and history presenter Liz Bonnin teams up with marine biologists and campaigners to investigate the true damage plastic has caused to oceans.[...]

Plants Behaving Badly

Plants Behaving Badly, a two-part documentary series hosted by British naturalist David Attenborough looking at the behaviour of two groups of plants. Orchids and carnivorous plants.   The show begins by looking at the "mischievous" aspects of orchids, a trait noticed by Charles[...]

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey - Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a ground-breaking 13-part documentary series narrated by American Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson looking at many aspects of what we have learned about the very nature of reality.   The series is a direct follow up to the landmark documentary "Cos[...]

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage - Carl Sagan

Science Presenter Carl Sagan 1980
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Cosmos with Carl Sagan makes one think deeply about the very fundamentals of our universe. Carl is one of the most well-known scientists in the world because of his ability to popularise scientific subjects by giving them profound meaning, a skill he demonstrates extensively in this documentary seri[...]

The Hobbit Enigma

ScienceArchaeology Presenter Simon Nasht 2008 Unrated

The 2008 "The Hobbit Enigma" documentary by Simon Nasht and Annamaria Talas investigates the possibility of a new species of human having been found.   This remarkable possibility stems from the discovery of a human-like skeleton on the Indonesian island of Flores in 2003. The t[...]

Mysteries of the Unseen World

As the title suggests, this documentary takes us into a world that we can't see with our eyes. It is a world that is right in front of yet we are oblivious to it.   "Mysteries of the Unseen World" explores parts of the planet that can only be seen by changing our perception[...]

A curated collection of biology documentaries available to watch online for free. All of the chemistry documentary films featured here are full length.