The Origin of Life - Scientific Evidence

Guess where the oldest rocks on Earth are found? And what do these rocks reveal about the age of the earth?   Viewers of this short video analyze the age of the earth and explore the origin of life through geologic, chemical, and molecular evidence. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Video best fits at beginning of unit on life, early in biology class
Classroom Considerations

  • YouTube comments are open to the public and may not be appropriate for your class
  • 11th in a series of 18 videos 
Pros

  • Video provides link to a concept map, slideshow, and two review worksheets
  • Utilizes high-quality diagrams and photographs to engage viewers
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS