Ch 20: The Origin and History of Life On Earth: Biology 101 Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Origin and History of Life on Earth chapter of this course is designed to help you explore theories about the origins of life on Earth with the students in your classroom. 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 Origin and 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 Explanations A look at how non-living things produced life on Earth
Tuesday The Origin of Life on Earth: Theories and Explanations The four steps that led to early life on Earth
Wednesday The History of Life on Earth: Timeline and Characteristics of Major Eras A look what occurred during the planet's major time frames
Thursday The Endosymbiosis Theory: Evolution of Cells Theories that explain the transformation of simple cells to complex cells
Friday Evolutionary Change: Definition and Forms The differences between catastrophism and gradualism

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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