The Beginning of Life | Life on Earth

David Attenborough explains the origins of life on earth, starting over three and a half thousand million years ago.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'53''
  • Broadcast year: 1979
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Reproduction, genetics and evolution | Evolution | Theory of evolution

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Life on Earth
  • Episode: The Infinite Variety