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The Language Spark: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will use selected video segments from the PBS series The Human Spark to explore how the capacity for language develops in the human brain, and about how that capacity distinguishes us from other animals.

Jul 5th, 2010 | 1 comment

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Being Human: Lesson Overview

Using segments from the PBS program: The Human Spark, students explore the question “What makes us human?” (Grades 5-8)

Jul 5th, 2010 | Comments Off on Being Human: Lesson Overview

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Social Skills: Lesson Overview

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)

Jul 3rd, 2010 | Comments Off on Social Skills: Lesson Overview

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Sticks and Stones: Prehistory Technology: Lesson Overview

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)

Jul 1st, 2010 | Comments Off on Sticks and Stones: Prehistory Technology: Lesson Overview

Sticks and Stones: Prehistory Technology: Lesson Activities




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Life As We Know It: Lesson Overview

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)

Jun 22nd, 2010 | Comments Off on Life As We Know It: Lesson Overview

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Modern Family: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students learn about an important yet extinct branch of the human family tree – the Neanderthals. (Grades 9-12)

Jun 20th, 2010 | 1 comment

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Digging for the Truth: Lesson Overview

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)

May 9th, 2010 | 1 comment

Being Human: Video Segments

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."

May 9th, 2010 | Comments Off on Being Human: Video Segments

The Language Spark: Video Segments

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.

May 9th, 2010 | Comments Off on The Language Spark: Video Segments
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