Myths and Misconceptions About Evolution YouTube Video Guide

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This TedEd Myths and Misconceptions About Evolution Youtube Video Guide challenges student to explore the foundational theories of evolution, including the differences between Lamarck’s discredited theories and the modern understanding based on genetic mutations. Learn how the misconception of ‘survival of the fittest’ contrasts with the actual scientific principles of natural selection and the role of reproduction in evolutionary success. Investigate the impact of metaphors in scientific explanations and the implications of random genetic mutations on the concept of an ideal evolutionary design.

Note: This YouTube Guide is meant to accompany the viewing of this Free YouTube video here titled “Myths and misconceptions about evolution” – Alex Gendler

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Tips for using this TedEd Myths and Misconceptions About Evolution YouTube Video Guide in your classroom:

    • Print one, double-sided TedEd Myths and Misconceptions About Evolution YouTube Video Guide for each student
    • Preview the next question on the YouTube guide as you complete each one, this can help students pay attention to important upcoming events.
    • Pause at the times designated on the YouTube guide, encourage students to debate, discuss and talk about their ideas before writing their answers.
    • Discourage students from simply copying answers.
    • Randomly choose a student to share their answer and defend it if necessary.
    • If time allows, feel free to rewind and show important parts of the clip again for additional analysis.
    • On average, this YouTube guide will require about 15~20 minutes per episode

This .zip file includes:

    • An Answer Key w/ CCSS Alignment (PDF – 2 Pages)
    • A Student Movie Guide (PDF – 2 Pages)
    • A PDF with link to a Google Slides version (8 Slides)
    • Admin Movie Request, CCSS alignment, Permission Slip (2 Pages)

Google Classroom | Google Slide | Tips:

    • Click on the link included in the PDF titled “Google Slides Version” and save a copy of the file to your Google Drive/Classroom
    • Create an assignment for your students
    • If you are using this resource for multiple classes and want to separate responses by class, create multiple copies of the Google Slides version with file names such as [Title]ClassPeriod[2] and then create assignments

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