Evolution: Rap It Up!
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Students explore elements related to evolution. They recite a rap about theelements and contributors to evolution to the tune of "None of Your Business" by Salt-N-Pepa.
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The 12 Days of Evolution - Complete Series!
Scientists believe red hair and pale skin evolved in northern Europe because it helped humans synthesize vitamin D easier than those with more melanin in their skin. Viewers explore many interesting facets of evolution in a video all...
18 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review CRISPR and the Future of Human Evolution
Will survival of the fittest be replaced by designer babies and eugenics in the near future? The technology exists now, but scientists still debate how to best use it. The future of the human race depends on the decisions made, but no...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Bombardier Beetle And Its Crazy Chemical Cannon
Named for the soldiers who operated artillery cannons, the bombardier beetle operates a cannon of its own. The video explains how it sets off a chemical reaction creating a small explosion they can aim at a predator. The evolution of the...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Human Evolution: Crash Course Big History #6
Humans did not evolve from monkeys or chimpanzees—so what does our evolution look like? A video explains the evolution of humans from a common ancestor to homo sapiens. It describes the many branches on our family tree as well as the...
16 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Cosmic Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History #201
Does reality exist, or are we just a part of a larger virtual reality game someone is playing? A mind-bending video explains why we study cosmic history. It presents details about the start of the universe and more accurate predictions...
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Peacocks, when fanning their feathers to attract females, shake the feathers, creating an inaudible sound for humans but one that female hens can hear, even from far away. In the video, scholars explore evolution by analyzing artificial...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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It was just another day of fishing at the local pier when a man unknowingly reeled in a fish thought to be extinct for 65 million years. This short video explains how scientists were surprised to discover that this 360 million year old...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable