Animal Evolution Teacher Resources

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Introduction to the Animal Kingdom

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners are asked: Are there animals that don't move during their lives. They are asked what is an animal? Students discuss what animals need to survive. They are taught the trends in animal evolution. Learners discuss the three...
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How Turtle Shells Evolved... Twice

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do turtle shells form? Scholars explore the evolution of turtle shells and learn about how they form from many different bones before relating the process to cell differentiation in an organism. Pupils also look at different turtle...
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Activity: Bird Beak Buffet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study the functions of bird beaks. For this animal evolution lesson, students compare and contrast different types of bird beaks focusing on how the beaks are adapted to the foods the birds eat. Learners record and graph their...
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Apes To Man

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study primates and their evolution history.  In this role play lesson students view a video on evolution then demonstrate how primates walked and other observations they noticed in the film. 
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6 Kingdoms of Life Part 2: Plants and Animals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Check this out! Part two of a set of slide shows about biological classification; this one zooms in on kindgom plantae and kingdom animalia. Attractive and informational slides cover details that make this most appropriate for advanced...
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Simple Animals: Sponges, Jellies, and Octopuses

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A video focusing on the evolutionary history of simple animals reveals some amazing facts. Did you know that some deep-water sponges can live to be more than 200 years old? The narrator of the film explains what simple animals means,...
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Gene Jungle

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders compare traits of organisms of different species that enhance their survival and reproduction. They list traits of organisms that are adaptations for survival and compare two species and their adaptations for survival. I c
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Dino History

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students create a timeline of the times dinosaurs lived.  For this  dinosaur timeline lesson, students research the various periods when dinosaurs lived. Students work in groups to research the dinosaurs of a specific time period....

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