Parents' Guide to

One Strange Rock

By Mark Dolan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Captivating, gorgeous science series looks at the Earth.

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age 9+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 8+

Why the Theory of evolution?

Seemed to be a great series now I know he's pushing evolution. How could something so precise exist from a big bang. Otherwise good program. Nice to see our world just forget his evolution theory.
age 8+

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This series does a tremendous job making science accessible to all audiences. Beautiful high-definition imagery keeps your eyes glued to One Strange Rock, and the content is organized in a surprising way so you're never quite sure where one concept is going to take you or how two seemingly distinct natural events will somehow connect. Don't expect too much Will Smith. The filmmakers use him creatively and sparingly to set up unique framing devices and intriguing teases before commercial breaks. He brings a grounded sensibility to the often mind-blowing concepts on display and fits seamlessly into this highly original take on the science documentary.

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