Reconstruct an ancient fossil skeleton by puzzling together individual paper “bones”.
Students “synthesize” DNA using colorful beads and pipe cleaners. They then “transcribe” DNA into messenger RNA and “translate” this into protein.
Students excavating "fossils" from a model of sedimentary "rocks." These fossils are found in certain layers of Earth, and not in others. Layers of various kinds of soil simulate geological strata. Materials Directions Resources Student Learning Outcomes:...
Googly Bird Adaptation: explore how shape and structure of beaks affects the type of food that birds are able to eat and thus, the bird’s survival in environment with a particular kind of seeds.
Exploring Evolution is a curriculum based on hands-on activities that allow students to discover key concepts in the Epic of Evolution.
How do we know the age of the Earth and its rocks? Count relative amounts of “Beanium” and “Cornium” to discover the age of this “rock.”
Creatures evolve in ecosystems. In this activity, students create a web with yarn to demonstrate the interdependence of various creatures in a pond ecosystem.
This is a simple mnemotic device to remember main events in the Epic Of Evolution. From David Bryson.
Elemental Birthdays: How to bring Science into Every Party. Authors Heather and Jon Cleland-Host offer fun new ways to celebrate birthdays while at the same time learning about the building blocks of our universe.