Wix is a technology tool that allows students to design creative, engaging, and interactive websites using class content.
Technology Focus: Website Design using http://www.wix.com
Level: This tool provides teachers and students with many simple tutorials that highlight its features. Some prior knowledge of website design is useful, but not required to use this tool.
Wix can be used in different units in the science curriculum as an assessment of learning tool. This resource will specifically demonstrate the use of Wix as an assessment of learning tool in the evolution unit of the SBI3U course. Continue reading
This is a great resource for teaching about chromosomal abnormalities for genetics and evolution at the same time. Students investigate differences between chromosomes (like inversions and deletions) of Humans, Chimps, Gibbons, and Orangutans to determine their possible evolutionary relationships.
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Part of why we’re so fascinated with extinct dinosaurs it’s just hard for us to believe that animals that huge actually existed. And yet, they existed! From the Jurassic to the Cretaceous Periods, creatures as tall as a five-story building were shaking the Earth.
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Here at SciShow we love digging into the subject of dinosaurs! Join Blake de Pastino, co-host and co-creator of the new series PBS Eons, as he takes you into the deep past for a few of our favorite dinosaur episodes! Continue reading
Scientists tackle the long-standing mystery of the evolutionary forces behind the ocean’s behemoths. Continue reading