Hang a Million
Students hang 200 sheets of paper, each with 5000 X's, around the classroom. When completed, this gives them a concrete example of 1,000,000 which will be useful in getting a feel for the lengths of time involved in evolution.
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The Sex Lives of Nonvascular Plants: Alternation of Generations
Plants evolved more than 400 million years ago into two types — vascular and nonvascular. Here's a video that explains the difference between vascular and nonvascular plants and then focuses on the over 24,000 types of nonvascular...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Circles in the Sky
The North Star changes — it was previously Thuban but now is Polaris, and in the future, it will be Vega. The video discusses the cycles observed in the sky with only your eyes. It focuses on the zodiac constellations and why they are...
9 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Simple Animals: Sponges, Jellies, and Octopuses
A video focusing on the evolutionary history of simple animals reveals some amazing facts. Did you know that some deep-water sponges can live to be more than 200 years old? The narrator of the film explains what simple animals means,...
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Complex Animals: Annelids and Arthropods
Introduce your class to the importance of segmentation in evolutionary history with a video that explain how segmentation permitted the development of complex animals. The narrator analyzes examples of annelids and arthropods in terms of...
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable