Shape of Life is series of FREE, short classroom videos that beautifully explore the evolution of the animal kingdom on planet earth. Students and educators from all over the world explore animal adaptation, animations, and behaviors along with the amazing scientists who bring their stories to life. You'll also find a rich selection of NGSS aligned materials including lesson plans, readings, illustrations and activities that inspire you to delve deeper into the phyla that explains so much of our existence.

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This Month, We're All About Chordates!

BONES, BRAWN & BRAINS: The Voyage to Us

We've got a lot to learn from larvaceans, our featured chordate, but don't take our word for it. Explore the productive larvacean, the scientist who teach us about this incredible creature and even more chordate material highlighted in our new resources and features.

Chordates- We’re All Family from Shape of Life on Vimeo.

Larvacean exerpt from Chordates: We're all Family from Shape of Life on Vimeo.