We found 172 resources with the concept extinction
How Long Will Human Impacts Last?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIf aliens visit Earth a million years from now, what will they find? Explore the Anthropocene epoch with a hard-hitting video. Viewers examine the changes humankind has made to the planet, how these overshadow events of the past, and...
A Mammoth Undertaking: The Science of De-Extinction!
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIf scientists could use biotechnology to bring back extinct species, should it? A thought-provoking video explores the technical and ethical considerations of this question as part of a larger biology playlist. It explains what would be...
Mammoths vs. Mastodons: Can We "De-Extinct" Them Both?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAccording to a popular movie series, de-extincting ancient species may not be the best idea! But, is it possible? Explore the prospect through a video that is part of a larger playlist covering mammals. The narrator compares the physical...
The Trouble With Trilobites
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewTrilobites survived on Earth for longer than mammals have, so what was their secret? From their evolution to diversity, they survived multiple large changes in the environment—and even flourished. Then, in the matter of less than a...
The Extinction That Never Happened
9 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow do scientists define a mass extinction event in the fossil record, and what happens when they are wrong? Scientists find living plants and animals previously believed to be extinct on almost every continent. An engaging video...
Why the Evolutionary Epic Matters: Crash Course Big History #203
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Imagine a world where the only animals roaming the earth are domesticated. One day, we might not have to imagine the scenario of no wild animals—and that day approaches faster than predicted. A video explains the evolution from...
LS4A - Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity
6 mins 3rd - 12th
Need help putting together an uncommonly good unit about common ancestry? Check out a video that covers NGSS standard LS4A, Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity. Topics include ways to convey similarities and differences between...
LS2C - Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning and Resilience
7 mins 3rd - 12th
How do ecosystems react to change over time? Show your class how natural and man-made factors affect the organisms in an area using the guidelines in a video about standard LS2C. Topics include biotic and abiotic factors, biodiversity,...
Should We Let Pandas Go Extinct?
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Should cuteness be the top priority in wildlife conservation efforts? Science scholars ponder the process of determining how best to spend conservation dollars in an insightful video. The narrator discusses the strategy of conserving...
How Many Mass Extinctions Have There Been?
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Everyone knows about the extinction of the dinosaurs, but what other mass extinctions have happened? The video explains how scientists define mass extinctions. It offers insight into the debate about the number of mass extinctions as well.
Santa Cruz Island Restoration Narrative
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
What would you be willing to do to save an animal from extinction? After re-viewing a video about the restoration of the Island Fox on Santa Cruz Island, individuals adopt the point of view of one of the key players in the debate and...
Literacy in Science/Technical Subjects: 6-8th Grade ELA Common Core
6th - 8th
Being able to write and read is useful across the disciplines, and science is no exception. This collection of science resources cultivate literacy skills while dealing with subjects from the world of science. The final three resources are not pre-made lesson plans, but articles written by teachers about some of the strategies they use for implementing the CCSS in their STEM curricula.