DE Streaming offers all the episodes in this series. You can add all the episodes to your DE “My Content” by clicking Planet Earth and choosing “Add to My Content” on the upper right. Check the Related Materials for each video to get Teacher’s Guides (for Gr. 3-5, 6-8, 9-12), Writing Prompts, Animal Guide, and Poster.

Journey from the rain forests of Borneo to the peaks of the Himalayas to uncover the beauty and mystery of life on our planet. More than five years in the making, the series presents never-before-seen animal behaviors, startling views of locations captured by cameras for the first time, and an unprecedented look at Earth’s creatures from biological and ecological perspectives.

Planet Earth Episodes

  1. Pole to Pole [40:44] – Follow the sun as it touches the lives of creatures across the planet, bringing a fresh understanding of how the world is interconnected.
  2. Mountains [40:44] – Tour the planet’s mightiest mountain ranges and meet the rare animals that inhabit them.
  3. Fresh Water [40:21] – Follow rivers as they course from mountain to the sea, nourishing unique and dramatic wildlife and shaping the land.
  4. Caves [41:10] – Descend into the only habitat not directly driven by sunlight to discover some of the most peculiar creatures on Earth.
  5. Deserts [40:02] – Voyage to the world’s harshest environments and learn how life manages to keep a precarious hold in every desert.
  6. Ice Worlds [41:39] – Venture to the poles of the planet to observe the amazing creatures that endure—and thrive—in the harshest landscape on Earth.
  7. Great Plains [41:00] – Trek to the Earth’s largest land habitats, where vast open spaces play host to the biggest groups of animals in the world.
  8. Jungles [41:28] – Delve deep into jungle ecosystems, beyond the flourishing plant life, and find an environment that tests every animal’s survival skills.
  9. Shallow Seas [41:00] – Dive into the planet’s shallow waters and witness the ocean’s explosion of life.
  10. Seasonal Forests [41:49] – Investigate temperate forests and find some of the most elusive creatures and well-adapted plant life on Earth.
  11. Deep Ocean [41:29] – Explore the depths of the oceans and discover some of the planet’s most spectacular species.

Planet Earth: The Future

  1. Saving Species [43:46] – Contemplate the benefits and consequences of conservation methods and the race to save plant and animal species from extinction.
  2. Into the Wilderness [43:31] – Examine the planet’s wilderness areas and study humankind’s impact on these nearly pristine ecosystems.
  3. Living Together [43:57] – Consider the methods and focus of the conservation movement in today’s society and evaluate the implications of sustainable development on economic and cultural growth.