DK Find Out! What is a Living Thing?

All living things have seven processes in common that together set them apart from non-living things.  

Arizona Game and Fish Department: Focus Wild Arizona Activity Sheets - Bald Eagles
Arizona Game and Fish Department

By now, most of the breeding bald eagles found in Arizona have returned to their nests and laid eggs for this year.

OLogy: What's This? Reproduction
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Explore some of the inventive ways that help living things reproduce and their offspring survive.

Flash Forward: A Womb Away From Home
Flash Forward

What happens when women no longer have to physically bear children?

Flash Forward: How is Babby (Not) Made
Flash Forward

This episode we’re talking birth control: what happens when everybody has 100% control over when they do or don’t have babies?

Flash Forward: Back to the Future - A Womb Away From Home
Flash Forward

This is a special bonus episode of Flash Forward where we’re going to go back and revisit that future, because a new piece of research recently came out about artificial wombs.

Flash Forward: What To Expect When You're Expecting In Space
Flash Forward

We know very, very little about what pregnancy in space might look like, or whether it’s even possible at all.

Flash Forward: One Child to Rule Them All
Flash Forward

Today we travel to a future where a global government institutes a one-child policy on every single family.

Ologies: Behavioral Ecology (REPRODUCTIVE TRADEOFFS) with Dr. Amy Worthington

Dr. Amy Worthington of Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska studies “life history tradeoffs:” when to allocate resources to reproduction versus preserving your own health.

The Adaptors: Sex Change Dragons
The Adaptors

When exposed to high temperatures, Australian Central Bearded Dragons do something strange.