Using segments from the PBS program: The Human Spark, students explore the question “What makes us human?” (Grades 5-8)
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)
A media-enhanced lesson plan using selected segments from the THE HUMAN SPARK to teach how archeologists discover and examine artifacts and use them to formulate theories explaining how humans were able to advance beyond our now-extinct cousins the Neanderthals. (Grades 9-12)
Using segments from the PBS program: The Human Spark, students explore the question “What makes us human?” These segments may be used alone or in conjunction with the lesson plan, "Being Human."
These selected video segments from the PBS series The Human Spark explore how the capacity for language develops in the human brain, and about how that capacity distinguishes us from other animals. They may be used in conjunction with the lesson plan, The Language Spark.
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