Publishing Organization

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)


Three-part documentary, “Islam and Science,” by the BBC. British scientist, author and broadcaster Prof. Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia, Turkeyand Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries.

Part One – Language Of Science

Part Two-The Empire of Reason

Part Three- Power of Doubt

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Type of Resource


Topic Category
  • World history
  • World religions
  • Islamic history and civilization
  • Islamic civilization
Grade Level
  • High School