"Theory" Choices: What Happened To the Dinosaurs?: Evolution, Biology
Students read and discuss articles presenting two alternative "theories" about the extinction of dinosaurs. They are encouraged to use the criteria which scientists use to get the "best" solution.
5th - 8th Science 10 Views 36 Downloads
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 Coelacanth: A Living Fossil of a Fish
It was just another day of fishing at the local pier when a man unknowingly reeled in a fish thought to be extinct for 65 million years. This short video explains how scientists were surprised to discover that this 360 million year old...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Asteroid Attack - What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?
How do scientists know what really killed the dinosaurs? This clip explains what the KT boundary is and what it means in relation to dinosaur extinction. This clip is very short and seems to be a part of a larger BBC special on dinosaur...
3 mins 4th - 12th Science