Paleozoology Teacher Resources
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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...
Bending Fossils: Experiments In Paleontology (Harvard Adventures, Part 3)
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How can we bend a fossil? Junior paleontologists explore the joint movements of extinct species in Brain Scoop's Fossils and Geology series. The narrator works with a paleontology curator to show the experiments performed on the...
Layers and Laws: The Law of Superposition and Index Fossils
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What can layers of rock teach us about the climate? Young scientists solve a mystery about who stole a cookie by applying the law of superposition. Then, they apply the same concept to solve a more difficult mystery, trying to determine...
How Burning Fossil Fuels Leads to Climate Change
5 mins 9th - 12th
Do our vehicles really contribute to global warming? In part five of an eight-video series, pupils learn the mechanisms by which car emissions turn into greenhouse gases. Through animation, the class sees how the natural greenhouse...
Climate Change: Earth's Giant Game of Tetris
3 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
In this colorful animation, our current problem with climate change is likened to a block-stacking game of Tetris. Greenhouse gases are increasing in the atmosphere at an increasing rate. Can we place them properly before it's too late?...
Tuatara All the Way Down: Face to Face with a Living Fossil!
9 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Change is good ... unless you're a tuatara! Meet Earth's oldest surviving reptile species in a fun video from an extensive science playlist. Content includes why the tuatara did not evolve and its unique anatomy.
When Rodents Rafted across the Ocean
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewYou think mice can be a nuisance, wait until you meet the capybara! An installment of the PBS Eons series traces the genetic background of a large group of rodents known as the Caviomorpha. Fossil evidence indicates they originate in...