Instructional Video

Where Do Teeth Come From?

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Surprisingly, dinosaur teeth and human teeth have a lot in common. Scholars discover how teeth form during embryonic development. They then compare fossil evidence of the similarities of teeth of ancient species.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Create a guided notes document for pupils to complete as they view the lesson
  • Incorporate during a unit on skeletal formation
Classroom Considerations
  • Expects a basic understanding of the structure of teeth
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Images provide clarity to the concepts
  • Emphasizes the scientific explanations of the creation of teeth
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