Evolution

Evolution of Human Skulls  Click on the small names at the very top of the screen.  What changes do you notice in the skulls over time?

Evolution of Human Skulls Drawings  These drawings were made based on the skulls we looked at before.

Human Evolution  This site is by PBS.  You can click on different articles. 

Information on Early Human Evolution

The Evolution of Man  This site is by the BBC.  The pictures are all actors made-up to look like what scientists think Human ancestors looked.

Evolution Overview from the BBC Read the information.  Complete the handout.  Then click on the “Test Bite” at the bottom of the page.  Check your answers.

Fossils

Video – Read the four sentences about the video and watch the video.

Video – Click on the picture.  Click the different question marks and click “next” to watch and read about different fossils. 

Information – Read about how fossils form.  Permineralization, at the bottom of the page, is the most common way that fossils were formed.

Simple Machines

Use the links to answer the questions on your worksheet. You do not need to use all of the links. Please turn in your work when you are finished. If there is extra class time after you turn in your work, there are links at the end that you can look at.

http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/WebLessons/SimpleMachines/machines002.htm

http://www.usoe.k12.ut.us/curr/science/sciber00/8th/machines/sciber/intro.htm

http://www.fi.edu/qa97/spotlight3/spotlight3.html

http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/InventorsToolbox.html

If you have turned in your work and have extra time…

http://youtube.com/watch?v=ECOdiT-yS8w what simple machines do you see?

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/machines/simple_machines.htm This is a game where you identify different simple machines.

http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/ This is a very silly game, but it involves identifying different simple machines.