3 Incredible Examples of Evolution Hidden in Your Body

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Human traits trace back to simpler species—such as chickens, for example. Using the human genomes, scientists connect these traits to their ancestral origins. A video presentation highlights the structure of human DNA and makes a comparison to other species. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use screenshots from the video to create a lesson presentation
  • Create a guided notes document for pupils to complete as they watch the video
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a solid understanding of DNA structure and function
Pros

  • Uses images and animations to help explain the concepts
  • Instructor shows excitement for the lesson, which adds interest
Cons

  • None