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Adaptations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn about adaptations of plants, animals, and humans through a collection of four Animal League videos. Host Britt Garner discusses behavioral and physical adaptations like camouflage. Also featured are unique adaptions like...
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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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Evolution Primer #2: Who Was Charles Darwin?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your young scientists to Charles Darwin, his observations, and how those observations became the basis of the theory of evolution. Use this clip to build an understanding of scientific observation, data collection, and the...
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An Introduction to Charles Darwin’s On The Origin Of Species

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Macat introduces viewers to one of the key ideas in Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species with a short video that models how natural selection influences evolutionary change.
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Charles Darwin's Observations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did Charles Darwin become one of the most recognized names in biology? Introduce young naturalists to the early history of Darwin using a brief Fuse School Evolution video. The narrator discusses Darwin's beginnings as a theology...
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Charles Darwin's Impressions of the Galapagos Islands

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars read parts of Charles Darwin's journal about the Galapagos Islands and study images that accompany those passages in an Internet based activity. They investigate the effect these islands had on Darwin's Theory of Evolution.
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On This Day: Charles Darwin's "On The Origin of Species" is Published

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Charles Darwin's work, On The Origin of Species, fundamentally changed the study of science. Using clips from an author talk, young historians connect the scientific ideas behind evolution to American history. Afterward, they consider:...
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Charles Darwin

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars produce a newspaper describing the times during which Charles Darwin introduced the theory of natural selection. For this evolution lesson, students make observations and explore the role of observation in Charles Darwin's...
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Guess Who Came to Dinner!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An exceptionally creative approach is taken to assessing your biologists' grasp of natural selection concepts. They are to imagine hosting Charles Darwin for dinner and having, to their surpise, a few other noted scientists crash the...
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Who Was Charles Darwin?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the life of Charles Darwin and his voyage on the Beagle.
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Introduction to Natural Selection: Darwin & Lamarck

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Charles Darwin and Jean Baptiste Lamarck are credited for developing the theory of natural selection. After teaching your beginning biologists about acquired characteristics, they read the included selection and answer questions that...
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Breaking the Illusion of Skin Color

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"What Darwin could not appreciate...is that there is a fundamental relationship between the intensity of ultraviolet radiation and skin pigmentation, and that skin pigmentation itself was a product of evolution." Viewers are provided...
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Darwin and Natural Selection: Crash Course History of Science #22

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Charles Darwin studied many species, but he also hindered their continued study by eating his specimens. Like many sailors, he enjoyed the taste of the Galapagos tortoise so much for many years that no ship made it all the way back to...
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Lamarck vs. Darwin: Introduction to Change in Organisms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are traits passed down from parents? Jean Baptiste Lamarck and Charles Darwin envisioned conflicting theories. Learn about both scientists and their theories with an insightful presentation. Giraffes and dogs serve as examples of...
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Charles Darwin

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Charles Darwin worksheet, students fill in the blank with the correct answer. Students use the suggested text to complete statements about Charles Darwin, his expedition, and his development of his theory of evolution.
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Charles Darwin Meets John Paul II

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
If you teach AP English language and composition and are looking for a way to address the differences between written and spoken arguments, consider this lesson. Over the course of three days, class members research Charles Darwin or...
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What is Evolution?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Learn about the basics of the mechanism of evolution and the importance of natural selection, and examine evidence showing that we are seeing evolution playing out in every organism we encounter. In an engaging and easy-to-follow video,...
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Darwin's Obituary

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and analyze an obituary written for Charles Darwin. They are already familiar with Darwin and the theory of evolution. This is an introduction to evolution, or in fact, an introduction to biology.
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Charles Darwin's Hardware Shop

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using an assortment of hardware, junior biologists explore the theory of evolution. They consider how simple pieces of hardware might be changed into similar items and display their discoveries on a poster. The lesson would be...
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Worksheet: Lamarck versus Darwin's Evolutionary Theory

For Students 9th - 12th
Compare and contrast the theories of two famous evolutionary biologists: Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Charles Darwin. Beginning biologists answer 11 questions after reading about the theories. Critical thinking as well as reading...
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Charles Darwin, Part 3/3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This delightfully informative series concludes with the publication of DarwinÕs The Origin of Species and subsequent books. This is the final part of a three-part series.
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Darwin's Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the impact of Charles Darwin and his theories on our life today. After watching a video, they discuss how he formulated his theories and how they have impacted the world both positively and negatively. To end the...
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Fact Patterns: A Film Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What does it take to create a scientific theory? Learners attempt to answer the question by studying the work of Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace. While watching a video, they track observations from each scientist and then look...
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Darwinism: The Origin of the Species by Natural Selection.

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The Darwin PowerPoint covers many of the Scientists that worked on similar concepts to Darwin and that were involved with famous  theories.  students are informed about the basic thinking behind natural selection and examples of...

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