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Chapter 23 Guided Notes: The Origin of SpeciesLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
This doesn't have to be used as a guided notes worksheet because the questions are thought-provoking and applicable to any biology class that is learning about the origin of species. Pupils write out answers to questions about...
On This Day: Charles Darwin's "On The Origin of Species" is PublishedLesson Planet
1 min 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewCharles Darwin's work, On The Origin of Species, fundamentally changed the study of science. Using clips from an author talk, young historians connect the scientific ideas behind evolution to American history. Afterward, they consider:...
The Origin of Species: The Making of a TheoryLesson Planet
31 mins 6th - 12th
The heartbreaking story of Alfred Wallace's loss of collected evidence opens this documentary about the development of the theory of evolution. You will find supportive resources to use with the movie in your biology class.
On the Origin of SpeciesLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did Charles Darwin support his controversial theory of evolution with evidence? Use an excerpt from his 1859 work On the Origin of Species to reinforce the importance of making inferences within an informational text, and to discuss...
Origin and Evolution of Life, Part 1Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th
Start a class exploration explaining the origin of evolution and life on planet Earth with the first of a five part series. Episode one examines the KT Boundary and what it meant in terms of mass extinction. It explores evidence and keys...
Great Transitions: The Origin of TetrapodsLesson Planet
17 mins 6th - 12th
The featured movie focuses on the ancestry of our four-footed friends. Find the fundamental pattern of their limbs and vertebrae in fossils of fish. After viewing, biology learners can enjoy interactive websites to zoom in on the...
AP: Chapter 22: Descent with ModificationLesson Planet
9th - 12th
After taking in part of Darwin's The Origin of Species, advanced biology learners reiterate its themes and concepts. Also examined are the contributions to the theory of evolution made by Linnaeus, Lamarck, and Wallace. Use this handout...
Digging for Humanity's OriginsLesson Planet
16 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
"Is this a good evolutionary adaptation, or is it going to lead us to being the shortest lived hominid species on planet earth?" Listen as Kenyan paleontologist Louise Leakey discusses our evolution from common ancestry and her work in...
Human Origins: The Prehistoric Human RaceLesson Planet
9th - 12th
When it comes to the origin of the human species students are full of misconceptions. Clear up the hominid confusion with this evolutionary activity focused on assisting students in understanding prehistoric man and his family tree....
Maritime Shipping on the Great Lakes and the Link to the Lake Erie Water SnakeLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Eager ecology learners read about characteristics of the Lake Erie water snake and the round goby fish. They find that the goby is an invasive species, introduced to Lake Erie in 1990, and has since had an impact on the water snake...
The Ghostly Origins of the Big CatsLesson Planet
9 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA lack of fossil records forces scientists to piece together the evolution of the big cats. The PBS Eons video lesson describes the processes scientists use to infer evolutionary details and predict possible species. Scholars get an...