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Our Planet series

Watch the Our Planet series along with educational resources that have been developed for educators and students


Our Planet Series

Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, this eight-part series explores the unique and precious wonders of our natural world. In partnership with WWF, Our Planet combines stunning photography and technology with an unprecedented, never-before-filmed look at the planet’s remaining wilderness areas and their animal inhabitants. The series focuses on the breadth of the diversity of habitats around the world, from the remote Arctic wilderness and mysterious deep oceans to the vast landscapes of Africa and diverse jungles of South America.

Watch the Our Planet Series on YouTube

All episodes of the Our Planet series are available on Netflix’s YouTube channel:

All episodes are available in English, with subtitles in more than a dozen languages, including French. Please note: as you make your way through our Planet, here are some moments that animal lovers might want to skip:

  • One Planet: 16:04 – 16:43
  • Frozen World: 16:29 – 17:47, 32:50 – 33:45, 48:45 – 51:00
  • Fresh Water: 26:10 – 27:09
  • Deserts and Grasslands: 28:45-29:10
  • High Seas: 37:42-37:52

Engaging Students for Our Planet

Watch (or re-watch) the episodes with your students and access the educational resources that have been developed for educators and students, including:

Our resources include instructions for facilitators, guided discussion prompts, and activity ideas across subjects. Log-in to Living Planet @ School to access the Our Planet Educator Pack.

Suggested Steps to Get Started

1. Register your classroom’s interest in Our Planet

Sign into Living Planet @ School and register to show your support of Our Planet and resources like this.

2. Review the educational resources

Identify which episodes you’d like to feature and use the sample discussion or reflection questions (or craft your own) for students to address after each episode.

3. Incorporate screenings of Our Planet into your lesson plan

Create a schedule and identify a date for each episode, circulating the questions to your students. Is there an opportunity to turn this into a group activity? Consider grouping students together to review an episode, put on their educator-hats, and present what they’ve learned to the rest of the class. If students have access to an outdoor space, your students can use the Seek for our planet app to explore and identify plants, trees and wildlife found outside.

4. Collect student reflections

Today’s young people will be the stewards of our planet for years to come. Student reflections help educators and WWF identify what issues or concerns are most pressing for our youth. And can help in the design of future classroom actions and activities to help students help nature.

5. Share your classroom’s support for nature

In your teacher dashboard, you can reflect on the impact Our Planet has had on your classroom, and the impact your students create. Under “Record Results”, share your classroom reflections and student quotes with WWF-Canada.


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