Students use the Internet to identify DNA and how it determines what we look like. They also explore how law enforcement uses DNA to help them solve crimes. They examine the problems with this identification as well.
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DNA, Crime and Law Enforcement
Civil rights meets biotechnology in a instructional activity that scrutinizes the collection of DNA of citizens who have been arrested, but not yet convicted of a crime. Real-life cases are examined in which the DNA of a relative was...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Evidence for Natural Selection
What evidence is there for natural selection? Science sleuths examine the facts using an animated Fuse School video as part of the Evolution playlist. Content includes fossil records, physical similarities, and differences in species due...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Evidence for Evolution II
Some scientists believe humans are no longer evolving and have reached their evolutionary peak. In the video, scholars explore Darwin and his published work, The Origin of Species. The instructor discusses Darwin's ideas of biogeography,...
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
LS4A - Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity
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...
6 mins 3rd - 12th Science
Scientific Evidence for Evolution
Humans share about 50% of their genes with a banana. In the video, scholars analyze the scientific evidence for evolution. The instructor spends time discussing Darwin and biogeography, fossils, and homologous structures. Scholars then...
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable