Overview of the evolution of life and Darwin's theory of evolution.
Watch a clip from the Simpsons that parodies how life evolved. Keep in mind that this is just a fun video and is not an accurate portrayal of evolution. Can you recognize some of the inaccuracies?
In this intriguing video, researcher Seth Shostak explains why the discovery of intelligent life outside of our planet very likely. He also forecasts how the discovery of civilizations far more advanced than ours might affect us here on Earth.
Sheds light on an often discussed topic, evolution, by examining some of the misconceptions about evolution.
Introduces evolution, variation in a population, and natural selection. A long yet interesting video, the relationships between evolution and natural selection as well as natural selection and variation are explained.
Evolution of Life lesson plan which contains content & language objective, exit criteria, introduction, scientific inquiry, differentiated instruction, enrichment, review questions, points to consider, homework and additional resources.
An activity in which students explore yeasts.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Evolution of Life.
This Possible Sentences strategy activates prior knowledge of specific science content by creating sentences using pairs of key vocabulary words.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
Covers life in anoxic environments exploring the chemical basis of life, addressing exobiology, evolution, and ecology.
Looks at velvet worms as an example of an old body form that still persists in some ecosystems. Seeks to get students to consider the basis of science and question their existing perceptions on the organization of life.
Learn about one of the latest theories on how the Earth became the Earth.
Illustrated mind map for Evolution of Life and related concepts.
An interactive timeline depicting the Big Bang and the evolution of Earth.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Evolution of Life.