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Darwin Inspired Learning: Ages 11-14

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Inspire young scientists to investigate the natural world, promote an understanding and excitement about how the environment works and how we affect it with four unit modules. Scholars investigate Darwin’s research into bees, consider...
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Activity Book: Discover Your Changing World With NOAA

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce middle schoolers to the essential principles of climate science with a collection of 10 activities. Class members learn about the Earth’s climate systems, factors that change these systems, and the impacts of those changes....
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Living things and ecosystems respond to and are affected by climate change. In this collection of four lessons, students learn about how researchers—now and in the past—have used plant lifecycle events to understand climate. Pupils...
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Biodiversity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems, is the focus of a four-video collection hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator discusses biodiversity, evolution, defining intelligence, and other complex topics. As a bonus, she models how to break...
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Crash Course: Ecology

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Viewers take a Crash Course in Ecology with a 12-video collection that takes a look at where organisms come from, how they interact, and how they influence their environments. The videos, appropriate for in class or remote learning, use...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Restoration

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The tale of the restoration of California's Channel Islands begins with a video that details the devastation of Santa Cruz Island by introducing species that are not native to the region. Additionally, the video discusses the controversy...
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Mass Extinctions

For Students 9th - 12th
99 percent of the species that have ever lived on this planet are extinct. The best way to understand when another extinction could happen is to study the previous five mass extinctions. The video discusses each one, the cause, the...
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A Mammoth Undertaking: The Science of De-Extinction!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If scientists could use biotechnology to bring back extinct species, should it? A thought-provoking video explores the technical and ethical considerations of this question as part of a larger biology playlist. It explains what would be...
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Extinction of Species

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Extinction: i's not just for dinosaurs! Young ecologists examine the alarming facts about the causes of mass extinctions by watching this engaging Fuse School Evolution video. Topics include previous extinction events, living fossils,...
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When Will the Next Mass Extinction Occur?

For Students 7th - 12th
Normal background extinctions and mass extinction events are examined in this short video that suggests that environmental change, naturally occurring and change caused by humans, is the key factor in such events.
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Mass Extinctions Interactive

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Extinctions constantly occur, but what sets off a mass extinction event? Young scientists study the data from the previous five mass extinctions to better understand their causes. Then, they learn the impact each extinction had on our...
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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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The Sixth Extinction

For Students 6th - 12th
Did you know that 98 percent of organisms that ever lived are now extinct? PBS Digital Studios presents viewers with information about previous extinctions, their causes, and related statistics such as what percent of organisms went...
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Mammoths vs. Mastodons: What's the Criteria for De-Extinction?

For Students 6th - 12th
If you could, would you bring back mammoths or mastodons? What about resurrecting other species? Viewers consider some of the ethical and practical considerations involved in de-extinction.
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The Extinction That Never Happened

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do scientists define a mass extinction event in the fossil record, and what happens when they are wrong? Scientists find living plants and animals previously believed to be extinct on almost every continent. An engaging video...
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Mammoths vs. Mastodons: Can We "De-Extinct" Them Both?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
According to a popular movie series, de-extincting ancient species may not be the best idea! But, is it possible? Explore the prospect through a video that is part of a larger playlist covering mammals. The narrator compares the physical...
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The Extinction and Rediscovery of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

For Teachers 5th - 8th
An incredibly thorough, and well-designed lesson teaches youngsters about the presumed extinction and rediscovery of the ivory-billed woodpecker in Arkansas. Learners discuss the environmental factors that led to the birds disappearance....
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How Many Mass Extinctions Have There Been?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Everyone knows about the extinction of the dinosaurs, but what other mass extinctions have happened? The video explains how scientists define mass extinctions. It offers insight into the debate about the number of mass extinctions as well.
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Weighing the Evidence for a Mass Extinction: Part 1 – In the Ocean

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Extinction events have happen throughout geologic history, but only five mass extinctions occurred over the last 4.5 billion years. Scholars view fossils from a layer of sediment during an extinction event and observe patterns to draw...
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Weighing the Evidence for a Mass Extinction Part 2: On Land

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What can fossils tell us about periods of extinction? Young scholars interpret fossil layers to make conclusions about changes in life during different geological time periods. They analyze the fossils for abundance and diversity as well...
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How Do Species Become Extinct?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine reasons that animals become extinct. They participate in a simulation to discover that animals loss of home is the main factor that puts species near extinction in North America. Students examine over-hunting and...
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Mass Extinction and Fossil Records

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The focus of a fossil-based lesson uses graphs and charts that allow young paleontologists to make inferences about events of mass extinction. They must apply their previous knowledge about fossil records in this final lesson of the...
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Extinction Prevention via Engineering

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
It's time to save endangered species through engineering. The third activity in a nine-part Life Science unit has young environmentalists study species extinction. An engaging discussion leads to some ideas on how to use engineering...
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Climate Is Our Friend…Isn’t It?: Make an Extinction Polyhedron

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Climate affects populations in different ways. Scholars research extinct organisms and mass extinctions in part three of the 10-installment Discover Your Changing World series. They create graphic organizers, then fill in the information...

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