In this primate evolution activity, students will compare 3 characteristics that all primates share. Then students will compare the traits of current primates to early man by completing 5 short answer questions.
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New Review Color Vision Genetics Evolution Simulation
At one point, all mammals carried only two color receptors, but now most humans carry three. An informative presentation and hands-on activity demonstrate how this evolved through genetics. By participating in the activity, pupils...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Evidence of Evolution by Natural Selection
Being able to test a hypothesis is a scientific must. AP Biology pupils can see the process of hypothesis testing through evidence for evolution as seen in natural selection. Slides contain solid information and excerpts from academic...
10th - 12th Science
New Review Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History #204
Is the progression of human complexity due to eating meat? The 14th video in a 16-part series attempts to answer this and other thought-provoking questions. It relates the process of human evolution and innovation to our ability to learn...
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed 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
Evolution Primer #5: Did Humans Evolve?
Clear up any confusion regarding human evolution and ancestry with this comprehensive clip. Using scientific evidence and concrete examples such as DNA, this clip explains human evolution in a way elementary learners can understand. This...
6 mins 9th - 12th Science
Molecular Sequences & Primate Evolution: Amino Acids, Hemoglobins in Evolution
Students compare differences in amino acids in the beta hemoglobin from representative primates, complete a matrix of those differences, and from these data, construct and interpret cladograms as they reflect relationships and timing of...
10th - 12th Science