Teaching Evolution with Video

A purpose for teaching evolution as part of an earth science, geology, or biology course, among others, is the same as for teaching any other part of science - to inform the student of basic facts and principles, to correct misconceptions, and to provide opportunities for the expression of ideas. 

Selected videos with content that addresses biological evolution offer these pedagogical opportunities, and more.

Check out the videos in the Teaching Evolution gallery for video examples. Below we present videos and student handouts for transforming a passive viewing experience into an active learning one.

These video tutorials guide student observation, discussion, analysis, and written responses. Great for a critical thinking break, some bonus points, and extending the course topic.

Video: The Big Bang Theory - Evolution vs Creationism

Sheldon moves down to Texas and plans on teaching evolution to creationists.