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In this origin of life worksheet, students will review the different theories on how life originated on the Earth including the experiments conducted by Louis Pastuer, Francesco Redi, and Miller and Urey. Students will complete 14 fill in the blank questions and 14 short answer questions.
Tenth graders research "spontaneous generation." They discuss the idea and their findings with the class. They discuss the color of blood in the body (red or blue). Students discuss ways to prove/disprove their theories and conduct research to determine the correctness of their position.
Tenth graders discuss anomalies in nature and science. They discuss times that anomalies led to the collection of data that explained the phenomena and contributed to changing scientific understandings. Students work in groups to research different aspects of evolutionary theory.