Labor Day weekend is here. That means a retreat to the woods or a beach for some of us. For others it's the perfect moment to hit the couch and gorge ourselves on streaming cinematic adventures (when we're not grilling hot dogs, of course). The good news is there's an incredible variety of compelling science-and-nature-oriented documentaries and series streaming on Netflix right now. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 best science documentaries on Amazon Prime.
From shows that unmask the mysterious depths of the ocean to documentary films that tell harrowing tales of mountaineers risking their lives. But there's a dark side to all of that choice: It's a lot to choose from. So I polled the Insidermonkey team and came up with 10 of the best science documentaries, series, and feature-length films to watch online — a list including classics and newcomers alike. You can also check our list of 11 Best Science Documentaries on Netflix Streaming in 2011.