History of Life Teacher Resources
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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...
The 12 Days of Evolution - Complete Series!
18 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists believe red hair and pale skin evolved in northern Europe because it helped humans synthesize vitamin D easier than those with more melanin in their skin. Viewers explore many interesting facets of evolution in a video all...
Wells Fargo History Museum: Curriculum Guide
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Learn about the California Gold Rush from an institution that has been in place since the early days of the American West: Wells Fargo History Museum. From domain-specific vocabulary review to group research projects, an expansive packet...
How We Think Complex Cells Evolved
6 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Being able to absorb the abilities of other life forms may seem like something taken from a superhero movie, but sometimes reality is stranger than fiction. Join the narrator as he takes viewers back billions of years to investigate how...
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...