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What Happened to the World's Greatest Ape?Lesson Planet
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Gigantopithecus was the greatest of the great apes! Whatever became of them? Take a journey to Asia and explore the forests and grasslands that were once home to the large primate using a video from an extentsive biology playlist....
Island Rotation: Lesson Plan 3Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How far have California's Channel islands moved? What was the rate of this movement? Class members first examine data that shows the age of the Hawaiian island chain and the average speed of the Pacific Plate. They then watch West of the...
The Gopher TortoiseLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Can you believe the gopher tortoise was around when the dinosaurs were walking the Earth. Learn all about this creature that is one of Florida's most popular reptiles. Hands-on-activities and a glossary full of scientific terms make this...
The History of Climate Cycles (And the Woolly Rhino) ExplainedLesson Planet
15 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Subtle changes in climate can have a significant effect on habitats. An installment of the PBS Eons series describes the history of climate changes. The instructor describes specific causes of the changes throughout history and how the...
Academic Challenge: Paleontology Time CapsuleLesson Planet
5th - 6th
Students explore the geological time line. In this inquiry based instructional activity, students create a time capsule that represents a geological time period. The class will examine the time capsules to determine what time period each...
The Giant Bird That Got Lost in TimeLesson Planet
9 mins 6th - 12th
The California condor is the largest flying bird in North America and has been for a very long time. While perfectly equipped to survive in their time period, today there are fewer and fewer in existence. An episode of a larger series...