Evolution Teacher Resources
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Does the Theory of Evolution Really Matter?
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Without the theory of evolution, we wouldn't understand the origins of HIV. The video explains three mysteries solved using the theory of evolution. It opens with shrinking fish, then the origins of HIV, and finally why grasslands turn...
Using the Scientific Process to Study Human Evolution
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did humans and dinosaurs coexist? How do we know? Scholars dig in to the tools and methods researchers used to study the process of human evolution by watching a slideshow with embedded video clips. Pupils learn the importance of asking...
Scientific Evidence for Evolution
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Humans share about 50% of their genes with a banana. In the video, scholars analyze the scientific evidence for evolution. The instructor spends time discussing Darwin and biogeography, fossils, and homologous structures. Scholars then...
Evidence for Evolution II
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Some scientists believe humans are no longer evolving and have reached their evolutionary peak. In the video, scholars explore Darwin and his published work, The Origin of Species. The instructor discusses Darwin's ideas of biogeography,...
Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History #204
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Fossils and Evidence for Evolution
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What was the paleontologist's favorite album? The fossil record! Introduce the concept of fossils as evidence for evolution to your biology class with an inspiring video. The narrator of the Fuse School video from the Evolution playlist...
How do we know that the theory of evolution is correct?
6th - 10th
Young scholars read passages and view a slide show on the theory of evolution and provide evidence that this theory is correct. In this evolution lesson plan, students read about fossils, anatomy, organs, fetal development, and more.
Worksheet: Evidence of Darwin’s Evolutionary Theory at the Fossil Park
9th - 12th
Take a close-up look at the evolution of hyenas in South Africa. Natural historians read about the five hyena species found in the fossil record and examine four statements that summarize the theory of evolution. As a culminating...
What is the Evidence for Evolution?
11 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Would you believe whales and hippos share a common ancestor? The video discusses the evidence from a variety of scientific disciplines supporting evolution, focusing specifically on whales and their connections to hippos. The narrator...
Human Evolution: Crash Course Big History #6
16 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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...