Evolutionary Biology Teacher Resources

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Using Molecular and Evolutionary Biology to Understand HIV/AIDS and Treatment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
HIV mutates rapidly, making treatments challenging to find. Scholars learn about why it mutates so quickly and how scientists race to find treatments. The resource approaches the issue from both a molecular and evolutionary perspective...
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Molecular Biology and Primate Phylogenics

For Teachers 10th - 12th
By counting differences in amino acids, biology stars examine the relationships between different primates. With information gleaned, they map out a phylogenic tree and discover common ancestry. You will need to create printable versions...
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Molecular Biology and Primate Phylogenetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pairs of high school biologists compare amino acid differences in the beta hemoglobin of different primates. They use the information collected to construct a phylogenic tree. Follow-up discussion questions are provided. This is a...
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Using Amino Acid Sequences to Show Evolutionary Relationships

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Compare protein fragments, count amino acids, and use the information to explore common ancestry. The resource mentions a student worksheet, however, a separate printable worksheet is not provided. The exercises are written into the...
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Biological Sciences: Introduction to Plant Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the basic taxonomy and morphology of plants. In this biology instructional activity, students compare and contrast the evolutionary features of plants and animals. They collect different flora and fauna species and...
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Teaching Biology Through Bioinformatics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Wow! A very detailed slideshow covers complex topics of genome research methods. This is advanced and relevant to the highest level of school biology. Excellent resource if you wish to expose your class to scientific methods and...
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Evidence of Evolution

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Since its conception in the mid-1800s, the theory of evolution has been a point of hot discussion, but what exactly do the facts say? Take your life science class on an evolutionary exploration, analyzing the different pieces of evidence...
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Third Quarter Review - Biology Jeopardy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
To review for an exam on classification and evolutionary concepts, junior biologists can play Biology Jeopardy! Multiple-choice questions are presented in game-show style with large colorful photos and graphics. Since each individual...
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Are We All Related?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
All humans alive today descended from the same woman who lived just 150,000 years ago. A thought-provoking video explains this concept as part of a larger biology playlist. It lists the location where the woman lived as well as where our...
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Evolutionary Relationships Based Upon Comparative Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the protein cytochrome c in an attempt to use its genetic chemistry to study possible evolutionary relationships between organisms. The lesson integrates technology with the use computers to perform DNA analysis.
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Evolution worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
Looking at evolution in detail, this thorough worksheet has complex questions requiring details and explanations of natural selection and diversity. Various examples of biological characteristics are available, and students choose the...
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Probabilities, Dihybrid and Test Crosses

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Epistasis originated from genetics but now applies to biochemistry, computational biology, and evolutionary biology. The video introduces epistasis as it relates to genetics. It also discusses dihybrid crosses, test crosses, polygenic...
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Using Amino Acid Sequences to Show Evolutionary Relationships

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Junior biologists compare the amino acid sequences from fragments of five different globin molecules. They count the letter differences between each species pair. They construct a graphic representation of the evolutionary relationships...
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Worksheet: Evidence of Darwin’s Evolutionary Theory at the Fossil Park

For Students 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...
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Evolution - The Nature of Change and Variation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The objective of this set of slides is to present four types of evidence for evolution: the fossil record, embryology, molecular biology, and comparative anatomy. Each facet of the argument is explored. This can be used in a high school...
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The Evolution of Humans

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We've come a long way! Biology scholars travel back to the big bang, then follow the path of the simple organisms that led to modern Homo sapiens through an engaging Fuse School Evolution video. Content includes key events in our...
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Constructing a Phylogenetic Tree

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are given the opportunity to analyze DNA sequence differences between organisms in order to establish a reasonable picture of the evolutionary relationships between them (Phylogenetic Tree). In the simulation form they are...
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Creative Ways To Teach Evolutionary Concepts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore evolutionary concepts in cartoons and lab activities. They describe and explain evolutionary concepts featured in a cartoon and participate in laboratory activities.
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Structural Factors in Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Laboratory activities encourage evolutionary biology scholars to consider homologous structures as evidence of common ancestry. They learn how to formulate phylogenic trees and that environment influences to genetic variation. Activities...
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Evolution!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Almost 100 slides explore the history of life and how it has changed over time. Full of photos and graphics, the colorful text is highly informative. You could go through these slides, pick and choose which you might want to highlight,...
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Measuring Evolution of Populations

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The five agents of evolutionary change are reviewed in this slideshow. Definitions of common terms involved with populations and equilibrium are given, and there are some presentations of Hardy Weinberg equations for common examples of...
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It's All in the Rocks

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students think critically to determine fact or inference when examining sedimentary layers with embedded fossils. They are being introduced to geology as well as evolutionary biology.
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Math Morphing Proximate and Evolutionary Mechanisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify the different types of fractals. For this geometry lesson, students use math to analyze different biological phenomena. They collect data from the experiments and construct graphs.
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6 Kingdoms of Life Part 2: Plants and Animals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Check this out! Part two of a set of slide shows about biological classification; this one zooms in on kindgom plantae and kingdom animalia. Attractive and informational slides cover details that make this most appropriate for advanced...