Okay, let's get one thing straight. If educational videos looked this good when we were at school, we think we would have paid far more attention! These three-minute online explainer documentaries from the BBC's Knowledge and Learning (opens in new tab) are a feast for the eyes - especially this animation explaining the theory of DNA.
Created by Territory Studio (opens in new tab), Will Samuel worked as the lead designer and animator on the project. He explains: "We needed to find a graphic style to communicate the beauty and intricacy of DNA. We wanted to create nostalgia; taking the audience back to the days of textbook diagrams and old science documentaries.
"Using the double helix circular theme as a core design we focused on form, movement and colour to create a consistent flow to the animation, drawing on references from nature, illustrating how DNA is the core to everything around us." The Explainer series is designed to intrigue and inform - who knew science could look this good?!
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