Patterns of Evolution Teacher Resources
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Comparative Anatomy: What Makes Us Animals
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What makes animals, well, animals? Viewers of a via comparative anatomy video see how similarities and differences in animal anatomy help support the theory of evolution. The video also includes examples of shared characteristics in...
How Evolution Turned a Possum into a Wolf
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Do bats really have thumbs? Explore this, and many other intriguing topics using a short video from a great science series. Viewers learn to differentiate between analogous and homologous structures, why natural selection favors traits...
Why Triassic Animals Were Just the Weirdest
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Normally when two species look similar, they are closely related. However, this doesn't seem to apply to the Triassic animals. Learn why these familiar looking animals are not actually related to today's animals. Viewers come to...
The Cuneiform Writing System in Ancient Mesopotamia: Emergence and Evolution
7th - 9th
Learners research the parallel development and complexity of writing and civilization in ancient Mesopotamia. In this ancient Mesopotamia lesson, students analyze the Cuneiform writing system in ancient Mesopotamia and how the...
Electrophoretic Analysis: DNA Fingerprinting and Evolutionary Divergence
10th - 12th
Students examine the principles of electrophoresis. They evaluate both the agarose and polyacrylamide system of molecular separation. In order to bring the concepts of genetics and evolution full circle from DNA to protein, students...