Evolution 101

Have you been shaped by evolution? A short video introduces the idea of evolution through examples of natural selection, reproduction, traits, and more. The video exists as a small part of a series from the NOVA Evolution Lab.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss how other scientists have confirmed Darwin's original findings
  • Go into more detail on how survival of the fittest most of the time isn't about being the largest or strongest 
Classroom Considerations

  • Download the video to share later
Pros

  • Works well in traditional or flipped classes
  • Requires very little class time
Cons

  • None