Using segments from the PBS program: The Human Spark, students explore the question “What makes us human?” (Grades 5-8)
Using segments from the The Human Spark, students learn about the human brain, including information about brain regions, brain activity and technologies used to explore brain activity. (Grades 9-12)
In this lesson, students will use selected segments from the PBS series The Human Spark to investigate the differences and similarities between the respective social dynamics of humans and our closest primate relatives and what they may tell us about what—if anything—may make us uniquely human. (Grades 9-12)
In this lesson, selected segments from the PBS series The Human Spark are used to help students understand both the construction and context of some of the prehistoric tools which allowed early humans to survive and thrive. (Grades 9-12)
In this lesson, students will explore the evolution of life on Earth using video segments from The Human Spark, from the earliest single-celled organism to modern Homo sapiens. (Grades 9-12)
In this lesson, using clips from The Human Spark: Becoming Us, students will learn about evolution by exploring information about human, Neanderthal, and chimpanzee DNA. (Grades 9-12)
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