Awesome Science Video Explains Evolution On Earth Using 24-Hour Timeline
By Mack Rawden 2012-11-29 13:07:16
YouTube might be most famous for videos of cats acting silly and dudes getting hit in the nuts, but the website also hosts a slew of informative, simple and extremely interesting scientific videos. The latest entry into that canon was made by ASAP Science, and it tells the story of evolution on Earth using a twenty-four hour timeline as the basic framework to outline how quickly certain developments progressed.
The clip does a wonderful job of hammering home what a total blip on the radar humans are within the larger history, and more importantly, it explains evolution in a way thatís simple and easy to follow. Take a look at the clever animated greatness belowÖ
The footage is constructed and animated in such a way that it would appeal to a child; yet, it never talks down to viewers, making it just as enjoyable for an adult to sit through. Thatís the mark of a good, all ages video, and itís particularly impressive in this case given all the complexities and multi-syllabic terms science is laden with.
My only real problem with this video is I wish it was longer. There needs to be a directorís cut that hurdles forward for like twenty minutes and includes all the information deemed too nerdy for the larger public to accept. I would watch that immediately, and something tells me a lot of other people would too.