Film Theory Teacher Resources
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Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
8th - 12th
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...
What's in a Name? Considering the Shakespeare Authorship Question
10th - 12th
Did Shakespeare really write all that stuff? After viewing a trailer for the film, Anonymous and reading Stephen Marche’s article “Wouldn’t It Be Cool If Shakespeare Wasn’t Shakespeare?” class groups read articles about the Shakespeare...
Thomson's Plum Pudding Model of the Atom
2 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
JJ Thomson discovered atoms are made up of things, which he called electrons. The video in the Vertasium playlist explains Thomson's model of the atom, known as the plum pudding model. It presents the new knowledge Thomson wanted to...
Four Ways to Understand the Earth's Age
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Cartoon children compare the earth's age to timescales that we understand:a calendar year, the thickness of a book, the human lifespan. This smart film clip is definitely worth adding to your geologic timescale lesson! If you subscribe...
DNA Replication (Schematic)
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewExplore the beginnings of the theory to explain DNA replication using an eye-catching animation. Scholars view a simple rendition of DNA replication with an explanation of the first theories suggesting its existence. The animation shows...
Volcanoes: Fourth Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
4th CCSS: Adaptable
Young geologists begin exploring volcanoes of different structures and states: active, extinct, or dormant. During the lab, they make three models and compare different types of volcanoes, including composite, cinder cone, and shield....