Exploring the Galapagos
Students explore the species on the Galapagos Islands as they take on the role of a visiting research scientist. They create a journal to document the places they visit and species they encounter.
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Lost City Chemistry Detectives
In 1977, scientists discovered hot springs in the middle of deep, cold ocean waters near the Galapagos Islands. Scholars research the chemical reactions that explain what scientists found at the Lost City. A discussion connects many...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Evolution by Natural Selection
Bird is the word! Young biologists discover how the tiny finch changed the way scientists viewed evolution and changes in species using a fascinating video from Fuse School's Evolution playlist. The narrator describes Darwin's journey to...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Descending to the Challenge: Developing Documentaries About the Deep Ocean
The video clip that comprises the warm up is not available, but the related article from The New York Times and the movie trailer for Aliens of the Deep are, leaving enough material to make this a fascinating instructional activity on...
7th - 12th Science
Galapagos Archipelago & Darwin's Theory
Students explore adaptation by participating in an Internet activity. In this Charles Darwin lesson, students identify the discoveries Darwin uncovered by researching the habitats and organisms on the Galapagos islands. Students complete...
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts