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Evolution and Speciation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of five Nature League videos explores evolution and speciation. Four evolution types, in-breeding, out-breeding, and how engineers have designed technology, household items, and medicines inspired by nature. Host Britt...
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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Rotation

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
How do scientists provide evidence to support the theories they put forth? What clues do they put together to create these theories? After watching West of the West's documentary Island Rotation, class...
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Speciation and Genetic Drift Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Fifteen terms pertaining to speciation, extinction, and gene flow are to be matched to their definitions. This simple, easy-to-read instructional activity can be used as a pop quiz for your biology learners when studying natural...
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Speciation: Of Ligers and Men

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ligers grow at a rate of 2.2 pounds every second day, thus by the end of their first year, they can weigh up to 364 pounds. Ligers are the subject of a video the looks at hybrids and shows viewers how speciation can occur via allopatric...
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Formation of New Species by Speciation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why is Australia home to the world's only population of kangaroos? The answer? Speciation! Biology scholars discover the factors that cause new species to emerge through an engaging video as part of a Fuse School playlist on Evolution....
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Speciation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers see how reproductive isolation can lead to speciation as the narrator of a video focusing on speciation explains the steps to reproductive isolation and addresses both allopatric and sympatric speciation. 
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Speciation and Extinction

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are we, as some scientists theorize, in the midst of the sixth mass extinction? Scholars explore speciation through adaptive radiation and extinction with a video that uses the three-spines stickleback in Alaska, and its current...
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Speciation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Darwin believed species came from other pre-existing species. Now we know it is more complicated than that. The video focuses on speciation and patterns of evolution.
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Exploring Evolution and Speciation - Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The first video in a five-part series on Evolution and Speciation introduces four types of evolution and addresses common misconceptions. In addition, viewers learn about topics current understanding of science does not fully explain.
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Origin of the Species

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A set of slides that present the types of isolation within a population that can lead to speciation. The information and definitions are supported by great images, and your class should find this a comprehensive start to the topic as...
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Chapter 23 Guided Notes: The Origin of Species

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
This doesn't have to be used as a guided notes worksheet because the questions are thought-provoking and applicable to any biology class that is learning about the origin of species. Pupils write out answers to questions about...
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Anole Lizards: An Example of Speciation

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What happens to a species when members become separated by changes in their environment? Present young biologists with the ultimate example species—the anole lizard. A brief video describes the origins of the multitude of anole species...
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The Origin of Species

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Allow Mr. Anderson to assist you in describing how one species can become two through speciation and reproductive isolation. Intended for upper graders, this clip wonderfully explains several complex concepts in a way your class can...
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Island Rotation: Lesson Plan 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Foster's Rule? Allopatric speciation? After watching West of the West's documentary Island Rotation, class members use Venn diagrams to compare endemic species on the Channel Islands with mainland related species. They then create a...
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Speciation

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why can't mules have babies? Answer this—and other burning animal kingdom mysteries—with a short, sweet speciation video! Zoology scholars examine the ins and out of evolution, the role geography plays in inheritable traits, and, most of...
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The Process of Speciation

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars illustrate the results of natural selection by identifying conditions that could lead to the development of new species (speciation) based on a given description of environmental conditions and description of variation...
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A STEP IN SPECIATION

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students place different subspecies of a CA salamander are placed on grid map of CA according to where samples were collected. Then discuss patterns of their distribution, their likely evolutionary relationships, and probable sequence of...
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Origin of The Species

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After viewing information about different types of isolation, students will see that reproduction among a group will cause the frequency of a specific trait to increase. The history of prominent scientists such as Charles Darwin are and...
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AP: Chapter 24: The Origin of Species

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
AP biology buffs define vocabulary terms and answer critical-thinking questions about evolutionary trends. They compare macroevolution to microevolution, differentiate ploidy possibilities, explain isolation barriers, and more....
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LS4C - Adaptation

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Learn how the study of adaptation progresses through grade levels. The narrator provides a curricular view of teaching adaptation complete with examples. Concepts range from simple trait adaptations to speciation and natural selection.
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Nature + Engineering

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers observe many nature-inspired examples in technology, household items, and health care with the final video in a five-part series on Evolution and Speciation. The video focuses on human engineers inspired by earth's wonders. 
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One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, New Fish - De-Natured

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sometimes it seems like high-level journal articles speak a different language. The third video in the five-part series on Evolution and Speciation breaks down one recent article from a science journal. It explains what the researchers...
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Preserving Montana's State Fish - Field Trip

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many people know in cases with a lot of in-breeding, the species becomes weak and less likely to survive long term. Now learn about how out-breeding also leads to the same result. The second of five videos on Evolution and Speciation...

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