Shape of Life offers classroom videos depicting 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. We also offer a rich selection of NGSS materials including lesson plans, readings, illustrations and activities that inspire a deeper dive into the phyla that explain so much of our existence. Shape of Life content is FREE to students and educators all over the world.


A Small Taste of Shape of Life Videos

Did you know a moon jelly adult may only live for more than 12 months, while their polyp can go on living without their bodies for up to two and a half decades? 

New Featured Content

It's Back to School!

We hope your summer has been fun and adventurous. We're back at work creating lots of new resources to help ease you back into the school year. Soon, we'll have new featured creatures, teachers, scientists and LESSON PLANS! 
Until then, enjoy the early days of fall!