The 12 Days of Evolution - Complete Series!

Scientists believe red hair and pale skin evolved in northern Europe because it helped humans synthesize vitamin D easier than those with more melanin in their skin. Viewers explore many interesting facets of evolution in a video all about evolution. The narrator shares information about the importance of variation assisting evolution, the analysis of nipples found on males, and discusses why monkeys still exist on Earth. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Pair learners and have them research an aspect of evolution discussed in the video and share their findings with the class
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource is 12 videos mashed into one; description and video include links to the individual videos
  • Learners must have a computer and Internet access if flipping the classroom
Pros

  • Video includes high-quality diagrams, images, and videos
  • Explores fascinating aspects of evolution and includes examples of modern day-evolution to keep viewers engaged
  • Includes further readings and websites in description
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS