History of Life Teacher Resources
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A Brief History of Life: Survival Is Hard
New ReviewWhen did life start on Earth? An enchanting video introduces some of the earliest times in the history of our planet. From rocks that no longer exist to the development of oceans and plate tectonics, The resource details the first couple...
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Three Domains of Life
New ReviewIsn't a domain already a set of values, a territory, part of a web address, and an area of magnetism? In the last video, the instructor walks learners through a history of life on Earth. Scholars then see the seven characteristics of all...
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Most Important Moment in the History of Life
New ReviewScholars learn about the first endosymbiosis, which lead to the production of the first organelle, mitochondria that are able to change shape, divide, reproduce, or grow larger, providing what is needed by a cell. The rest of the video...
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Science Puzzlers, Twisters, and Teasers: The History of Life on Earth
A somewhat amusing assignment, this worksheet lists statements that an ancient organism may have made and asks learners to determine what geologic era that each may have lived in. It uses witty word puzzles and fill-in-the-blank-style...
6th - 8th
A Quick Look at the History of Life on Earth Part 2 - The Phanerozoic Eon
Three eras of the current Phanerozoic geological eon are broken down for your pupils. Biological features of the Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic eras are listed, along with the possible causes of mass extinctions. Plenty of diagrams,...
6th - 12th
Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade
Help build young scholars' understanding of living things with the tools provided in this comprehensive life science resource. Including a total of nine lessons that cover topics ranging from plant and animal life cycles to heredity and...
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Equal Rights? The Woman's Movement from Suffrage to Schlafly
New ReviewIf you've never heard of the Equal Rights Amendment, it's probably because there isn't one in the United States Constitution. Delve into the contentious history behind the ERA, its founders and supporters, and reasons for its political...
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Four Ways to Understand the Earth's Age
Cartoon children compare the earth's age to timescales that we understand:a calendar year, the thickness of a book, the human lifespan. This smart film clip is definitely worth adding to your geologic timescale lesson! If you subscribe...
4 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable