Ch 2: History of Life on Earth Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The History of Life on Earth chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about evolution as well as the origins of life on Earth. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the History of Life on Earth chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday The Origin of Life on Earth: Theories and Explanation Scientists' theories about the primitive Earth and how life began
Tuesday The Origin of Life on Earth: Theories and Explanation An explanation of the Miller-Urey experiment and how it was implemented by scientists
Wednesday The History of Life on Earth: Timeline and Characteristics of Major Eras A look at several prehistoric eras on Earth and the life forms that existed
Thursday The Endosymbiosis Theory: Evolution of Cells The processes that transform simple cells to complex cells
Friday Evolutionary Change: Definition and Forms The changes that occurred on Earth throughout time

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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