The story of life on Earth from the formation of the solar system to the evolution of the first multi-celled creatures.



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The story starts at the formation of the solar system, showing how Earth was the only planet placed just right in distance from the sun. It continues showing how amino acid chains formed proteins, proteins to cells, cells to asexual reproduction, and asexual reproduction to sexual reproduction. Written by Tony-B4

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18 January 1998 (USA)  »

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Excellent, fun and educational to boot!
26 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My wife and I just got back from the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. where we watched Enter Life several times. It's maybe a 5 minute animated show about how basic elements came together on Earth some 4 and a half billion years ago and started the cycle of life. The animation is a lot of fun and we've been singing the "CHON" (Carbon-Hydrogen-Oxygen-Nitrogen) song ever since.

We also visited the National Zoo where there's an exhibit called "Amazonia". I now see on IMDb that the creator of Enter Life also did a short called "Amazonia", which I'm guessing is the film used at the zoo. Unfortunately we missed this show, but if it's as good as Enter Life, we'll just have to make a return trip to D.C. to see it!

If you go to D.C., you simply must visit the Museum of Natural History and see Enter Life. We'll definitely be back!

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