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Online Lessons for Students: Learning Evolution

Let the journey begin. These online lessons provide multimedia pathways to help students understand evolution and the nature of science. Each lesson focuses on an essential question and contains two to three engaging activities. (Teachers, please review Teacher Pages before assigning specific lessons.)

Lesson 1: What is the Nature of Science? Image of a leaf.
Lesson 2: Who Was Charles Darwin?
 Image of Charles Darwin.
What Is the Evidence for Evolution?
 Image of a Horseshoe Crab.
Lesson 4: How Does Evolution Work? Image of a duck.
Lesson 5: How Did Humans Evolve? Image of human footprints.
Lesson 6: Why Does Evolution Matter Now?
 Image of a baby.
Lesson 7: Why Is Evolution Controversial? Image of a gavel.

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