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The Most Extreme Life Forms on Earth… and Beyond?
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Earth's strangest creatures may be the key to finding life on other planets! Introduce biology scholars to the extreme world of extremophiles with a video from a large science playlist. From the depths of the ocean to the heart of the...
Does the Theory of Evolution Really Matter?
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Without the theory of evolution, we wouldn't understand the origins of HIV. The video explains three mysteries solved using the theory of evolution. It opens with shrinking fish, then the origins of HIV, and finally why grasslands turn...
Farming the Desert: Geography of the Sahel
8th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Make the best of what you have! Learners investigate how people of the Sahel region do just that as they modify the land for framing. Collaborative groups research the geography of the Sahel region and how humans impact the ecosystem.
The Ancient Ingenuity of Water Harvesting
17 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Water is essential to life on earth. How is it then, that people can survive in desert regions with very limited access to fresh water? Through ingenious architecture and engineering, communities in India's Golden Desert have been able...