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All Posts Tagged With: "DNA"

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Freak-Genomics: Lesson Overview

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)

Jun 14th, 2010 | Comments Off on Freak-Genomics: Lesson Overview

Freak-Genomics: Video Segments

These clips from The Human Spark series discuss evolution by exploring information about human, Neanderthal, and chimpanzee DNA. The clips may be used alone or in conjunction with the lesson, Freak-Genomics.

May 8th, 2010 | 1 comment

In the News

In the News: Did Early Europeans Interbreed with Neanderthals?

There were thousands of years that Neanderthals and Homo sapiens inhabited the same regions in Europe. How much did these groups intermingle?

Sep 5th, 2008 | Comments Off on In the News: Did Early Europeans Interbreed with Neanderthals?

In the News

In the News: Rethinking the Boundaries of “Human Rights”

There are big differences between apes and humans, but we do share the majority of our DNA and other characteristics. Should some "human rights" extend to our great ape cousins?

Aug 16th, 2008 | Comments Off on In the News: Rethinking the Boundaries of “Human Rights”

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