Zack & Molly Go Where NO ONE Has Been Before!

Zack & Molly Go Where NO ONE Has Been Before!
Zack and Molly in the SUBseafloor - aka the deep biosphere. Image courtesy of series animator Jim Toomey.

April 02, 2021

Follow along as our #deepseaduo Zack and Molly take a field trip to the deepest depths of the ocean ... and BEYOND. While there, they visit some incredibly small and important creatures - the amazing microorganisms working to keep our planet cool! Watch the 5th video online here (funded by the National Science Foundation) or visit our Zack and Molly page for all five videos.

The Adventures of Zack and Molly is a 5-part short video series about the adventures of an unlikely deep sea duo. A learning guide for teachers to accompany the films is available for download on our Zack and Molly page.

"Zack is more interested in the small world of his smartphone than the larger world around him. His online request for a roommate is answered by Molly, a tech-savvy dumbo octopus on a mission to tell the world about the importance of the deep ocean. Molly wants to use Zack’s apartment for her global communications headquarters, but Zack is skeptical. To win Zack over, Molly takes him to her deep ocean home to see its unique features and diverse marine life, and to help him understand how human activities threaten its health." 

The Adventures of Zack and Molly series was created by award-winning cartoonist and filmmaker Jim Toomey, who created the popular comic strip Sherman’s Lagoon. The video series is produced in partnership with ECOGIG. Learn more on our Zack and Molly page!


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