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Infographics and archival footage deliver bite-size history lessons on scientific breakthroughs, social movements and world-changing discoveries.History 101 is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on May 22, 2020.

History 101 is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch History 101 on demand atNetflix online.

Netflix
1 Season, 10 Episodes
May 22, 2020
Documentary & Biography, History
6.7/10
Cast: Frankie Corzo
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History 101 Full Episode Guide

  • DNA analysis has given us the tools to map disease, solve crimes and more. But in our rush to decode DNA, are we leaping before we look?

  • Nearly 40 million people are living with HIV. After decades of research and activism, how far have we come in finding a cure and battling the stigma?

  • Over 10% of the world's electricity comes from nuclear power. But with radioactive waste and the threat of nuclear meltdown, are we playing with fire?

  • Feminism has ushered in sweeping changes to society, securing rights for women around the world. How much further do we have to go?

  • We share the planet with an estimated 9 million robots, from self-driving cars to surgical arms. Could they one day completely replace humans?

  • Oil has brought great wealth to the Middle East and ignited major wars. Is it a blessing or a curse for the region, as well as the rest of the world?

  • Plastics have transformed how we live, but progress comes at a high price: 7.8 billion tons of waste. Are plastics a miracle or a catastrophe?

  • Fifteen international agencies spend $62 billion every year on space travel. What's fueling our costly -- and dangerous -- drive to explore the universe?

  • Cheap, quick and tasty, fast food became a culinary craze in the 1950s. But has our quest for convenience created an irreversible health crisis?