Evolution Teacher Resources
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The Theory of Evolution Made Easy
Your upper graders will have no problem understanding the Theory of Evolution after watching this comprehensive clip. Multiple examples are used to demonstrate how a species is able to adapt and change over time due to both environmental and genetic factors.
7 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Human Evolution Made Easy
Add this video to your classroom collection! Human evolution is covered from the beginnings of evolutionary theory to the paleo-anthropologists who uncovered a multitude of evidence showing the changes that lead to modern man. Intended for older learners, this colorful and informative clip is a great way to make the concept of human evolution easy to understand.
10 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
The Origin of Species: The Making of a Theory
The heartbreaking story of Alfred Wallace's loss of collected evidence opens this documentary about the development of the theory of evolution. You will find supportive resources to use with the movie in your biology class.
31 mins 6th - 12th Science 11 Views 6 Downloads
Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Part 13 of 13
This 13-part series concludes with the seemingly impossible idea that as few as four individuals populated South America. This theory is not fully explained, but there is a wonderful image-rich montage showcasing all the faces met along the way.
5 seconds 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
The Origin of Life: Alternative Views
Students explore the topics of faith and science as they relate to the origins of life. They consider the major points of Darwin's Theory of Evolution and brainstorm various explanations of how life began. Students investigate different cultural belief systems as well as the limitations of both science and religion.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 33 Downloads
Evolution - From Ape Man to Neanderthal
This BBC presentation shows how Neanderthals evolved as a way to adapt and survive the physical stress of Ice Age Europe. While this clip is short, it could be a great discussion starter or warm up to a lecture on human evolution. Suitable for upper and lower graders alike.
4 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Human Evolution: Biology, Bones
Learners will love a weeks worth of bone study. They use bones and characteristics of bones to explore the evolution of hominoids. Bones are compared, categorized, and considered. A great way to bring physical anthropology and material data analysis into the classroom.
11th - Higher Ed Science 16 Views 39 Downloads
Evidence of Evolution
In this evolution learning exercise, students list the evidence that supports the theory of evolution. Students define homologous structures and how relationships are inferred among species. This learning exercise has 18 fill in the blank statements and 8 short answer questions.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 115 Downloads
As the great and hilarious Tim Minchin once said, "Science is simply the word we use to describe a method of organizing our curiosity." Science is more than just a guess; it is based on questions, observations, and evidence. High schoolers begin the lesson by developing their own questions about evolution, then visit a large assortment of websites to see what evidence is out there to support any answers to the questions.
9th - 12th Science 55 Views 48 Downloads
How do we know that the theory of evolution is correct?
Students read passages and view a slide show on the theory of evolution and provide evidence that this theory is correct. In this evolution lesson plan, students read about fossils, anatomy, organs, fetal development, and more.
6th - 10th Science 12 Views 96 Downloads
The Theory of Evolution
In this theory of evolution worksheet, students will review the role Charles Darwin played in the theory of evolution, natural selection, and adaptations. Students will explore some of the different types of evidence for the theory of evolution.
7th - 12th Science 77 Views 577 Downloads
Students recognize that achievements of human beings throughout human history can be considered part of the ongoing story of human evolution. They research settings such as the biosphere and Mars and write imaginative short stories using those settings.
6th - 8th Science 16 Views 82 Downloads
Charles Darwin's Impressions of the Galapagos Islands
Students read parts of Charles Darwin's journal about the Galapagos Islands and study images that accompany those passages in an Internet based activity. They investigate the effect these islands had on Darwin's Theory of Evolution.
9th - 10th Science 5 Views 62 Downloads
The History of the Theory of Evolution
Students investigate Charles Darwin and his contributions to evolutionary science. In this theory of evolution lesson students create a timeline of events and examine scientific advances that contributed to evolutionary science.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 27 Downloads