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Out of the Ashes: Dawn of the Age of Mammals

This film explores how life recovered after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs and how those events shaped the diversity of plants and mammals on Earth today.

Evolution
Earth Science
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Written in Chalk

This activity explores images of chalk formations and coccolithophores, which serve as phenomena for learning about the interactions between biological and geological processes.

Microbiology
Earth Science
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
The Making of Mass Extinctions

This interactive module explores the environmental factors and species involved in five major mass extinctions.

Evolution
Earth Science
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Interactive Assessment for The Day the Mesozoic Died

Several questions are embedded within the short film The Day the Mesozoic Died, which tells the story of the scientific quest to explain one of the greatest, long-standing scientific mysteries: the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period.

Evolution
Earth Science
Science Practices
Interactive Videos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Animated Life: Pangea

This animated short video celebrates the early 20th-century German astronomer and atmospheric scientist Alfred Wegener, who first proposed that continents once formed a single landmass and had drifted apart.

Earth Science
Animated Shorts
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Exploring Transitional Fossils

This interactive module allows students to examine fossils of fish, tetrapods (four-limbed animals), and their transitional forms.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Earth Science
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Discovering the Wallace Line

This activity reinforces concepts presented in the short film The Making of a Theory. Using a map of the Malay Archipelago and information about the animals found on different islands, students discover the Wallace Line: a sharp boundary that separates distinct Asian and Australian fauna.

Evolution
Earth Science
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Activity for The Origin of Tetrapods

This activity explores the concepts and research presented in the short film Great Transitions: The Origin of Tetrapods. The film describes the discovery of Tiktaalik, a key fossil that illuminates the evolutionary history of four-legged animals.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Earth Science
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Day the Mesozoic Died

This film tells the story of the scientific quest to explain one of the greatest, long-standing scientific mysteries: the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period.

Evolution
Earth Science
Science Practices
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Finding the Crater

This activity supports concepts covered in the film The Day the Mesozoic Died. Students will analyze geological evidence from ten different sites around the world to predict the location of the asteroid impact that caused the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous Period.

Evolution
Earth Science
Card Activities
High School — General
Deep History of Life on Earth

This interactive module explores key events in the record of life on Earth, which stretches over three billion years.

Evolution
Earth Science
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College