Similarly Genetically Different
Pupils observe two classmates that are physically different from one another and record similarities and differences. They distinguish between a chromosome and gene.
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Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest...
8th - 12th Science
The Effect of Natural Selection on Genes, Traits and Individuals
Rotating through five stations, evolutionary biologists explore the question of how changes in DNA facilitate the changes in a population over time. High-quality, colorful cards of animals, skeletons, skulls, and DNA sequences can all be...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Mammoths vs. Mastodons: Can We "De-Extinct" Them Both?
According to a popular movie series, de-extincting ancient species may not be the best idea! But, is it possible? Explore the prospect through a video that is part of a larger playlist covering mammals. The narrator compares the physical...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Prokaryotic vs Eukaryotic: The Differences
Prokaryotes claim the title of the most numerous organisms on earth. The video, part of a Fuse School Biology playlist, focuses on the differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. It highlights the structure and function for...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
My Family and Me: Our Similarities and Differences
Students are introduced to basic genetic information to discover how they acquired the traits they have. Individually, they develop a family tree and identify the similarities and differences between two poeple. In groups, they examine...
8th - 12th English Language Arts