National Geographic: Darwin's Secret Notebooks

Overview

This program offers insight into why the famed Galápagos Island became a keystone in the theory of evolution. Surprisingly, Charles Darwin spent only five weeks in the Galápagos in his five year travel throughout the world. However, with the help of CGI animation, the writings left behind after his death come to life and help reveal the groundbreaking observations Darwin made during this particular journey. ~ Tracie Cooper
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Overview

This program offers insight into why the famed Galápagos Island became a keystone in the theory of evolution. Surprisingly, Charles Darwin spent only five weeks in the Galápagos in his five year travel throughout the world. However, with the help of CGI animation, the writings left behind after his death come to life and help reveal the groundbreaking observations Darwin made during this particular journey. ~ Tracie Cooper
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Voyage of the Beagle Map
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/10/2009
  • UPC: 727994753452
  • Original Release: 2008
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  • Source: Nat'l Geographic Vid
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Time: 50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 51,339

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Armand Marie Leroi Participant
Technical Credits
Armand Marie Leroi Screenwriter
Geoff Luck Screenwriter
Chris Tuss Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- National Geographic: Darwin's Secret Notebooks
1. Introduction [2:06]
2. Surveying Expedition [3:44]
3. Darwin Starts His Journey [4:53]
4. Continuing Southward [5:58]
5. Treacherous Waters [8:29]
6. Center of Creation [3:49]
7. Rings of Coral Land [4:07]
8. Life Above and Below the Waves [6:46]
9. Returning as a Scientist [2:42]
10. The Transmutation of Species [3:37]
11. Conclusion [3:04]
12. End Credits [:21]
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Disc #1 -- National Geographic: Darwin's Secret Notebooks
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         Welcome to the World of National Geographic
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         National Geographic Channel
      The Voyage of the Beagle Book
   Credits
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