Parallel Evolution Teacher Resources

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Evidence of Evolution by Natural Selection

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Walk your junior biologists through the evidence that supports evolution. The fossil record, anatomical record, and molecular record are explained and supported by colorful graphs and pictures. Extensive notes are provided for some of...
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How the Chalicothere Split In Two

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How is it that the same animal, living in the same place, at the same time, evolved into two different species? As part of a larger series, an engaging video explains the rise of the chalicothere, the split in evolution, and eventually...
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The Emergence and Evolution of the Cuneiform Writing System in Ancient Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore the parallel development and increasing complexity of writing and the growth of civilization in the Tigris and Euphrates valleys in ancient Mesopotamia.
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Nazi Germany

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The Holocaust was an evolution of anti-Semitism, scapegoating, and targeted violence against Jews with Nazi policies. A resource unpacks the escalation in violence, along with the erosion of democratic institutions, during the 1930s....
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The Cuneiform Writing System in Ancient Mesopotamia: Emergence and Evolution

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Pupils research the parallel development and complexity of writing and civilization in ancient Mesopotamia. In this ancient Mesopotamia activity, students analyze the Cuneiform writing system in ancient Mesopotamia and how the...
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How Do Germs Spread (and Why Do They Make Us Sick)?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Much the chagrin of mothers around the world, germs are everywhere; it's unavoidable. Learn how these microscopic invaders have evolved different ways of spreading from one host to another with this short instructional video.
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The Great Gatsby: Character Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Static or dynamic, that is the question about the characters in The Great Gatsby. Do Tom, Daisy, Nick, Jordan, and Gatsby change or is it just that our perception of them changes? Based on their reading of the first six chapters, readers...
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2001 - A Space Odyssey: Crash Course Film Criticism

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Will the advancement of technology doom interpersonal relationships? Like the score for Jaws, the music for the opening sequence of Stanley Kubrick's 2001- A Space Odyssey stirs the imagination of viewers. Cinema lovers and film newbies...
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The Roman Calendar: The Fabric of Our Time

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the Roman origins and evolution of our calendar.
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World Cinema Part One

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Hollywood is the place to go if you want to make movies—right? Not necessarily. A fascinating video about the history of 20th century Asian cinema discusses the reflections of Japanese culture in the works of directors Yasujiro Ozu,...
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Uncivil Civilization in The Hairy Ape

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read The Hairy Ape by Eugene O'Neill and discuss the historical context and the structure of the play. In this The Hairy Ape lesson plan, students draw a line diagram to represent the structural movement of the plot. Students...
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Bless Me, Ultima: Character Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"The ways of men are strange, and hard to learn." Or so Ultima, the curandera in Rudolfo Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima, tells Antonio. Yet Antonio does learn from the men in this story and groups consider what Antonio learns from Andrew,...
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Learning the Blues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a virtual field trip to Memphis, Tennessee in their study of the blues, its characterisitics, founding fathers, and histororical influence on modern music. They compose blues lyrics that reflect present-day attitudes and...
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The Call of the Wild: Character Development

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
While the main character of The Call of the Wild is Buck the dog, there is a cast of important human characters involved in the story. Ask your learners to take a look at these characters and examine the relationships between the human...
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Prairie Adaptations

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders consider the survival of prairie plants. They examine how some tallgrass prairie species are adapted to the conditions of their ecosystem. They make a prediction of how a species might change given new conditions.
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Korean Non-Governmental Organizations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the work of South Koreans working to make the world a better place. For this non-governmental organizations lesson, students research the public service work of South Koreans and use their findings to create an exhibition.
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Science Fiction - Genre

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Unsuspecting George McFlys are presented into the craft workings of the science fiction genre of literature. Speculations are developed through teacher-led dialogs about how science fiction impacts science, technology, and comments on...

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