Scientist Teacher Resources
Einstein, Newton, Darwin and Kelper... lend your class a peek into the foundations of science as you investigate the greats.
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Who is Alexander von Humboldt?
Never heard of Alexander von Humboldt? Don't miss the opportunity to tell your class about "the most important forgotten man of science." The narrator describes an array of Humboldt's scientific accomplishments in his five-year journey...
4 mins 9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
History of Evolutionary Thought
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace jointly created the theory of evolution by natural selection. The video explains the scientists that came before and after this pivotal moment. Many still debate why we often forget about Wallace...
2 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What Caused Life's Major Evolutionary Transitions?
Scientists regularly observe evolution, but what are the major transitions? A short, engaging video explains the transition from genes to genomes, and then highlights the move from simple cells to complex cells. Finally, the narrator...
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Most Groundbreaking Scientist You've Never Heard Of
When presenting the history of science to your class, include this scientist who is rarely mentioned, yet he made tremendous contributions. Nicolas Steno invented stratigraphy, compared the anatomy of various animals, broke ground for...
5 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How Many Species Are There?
Scientists discover over 15,000 new species each year. Despite studying life on our planet for all of human history, we still don't know how many species exist on Earth. An informative video from a biology playlist presents the dilemma,...
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable