Video and Multimedia

Video 1: Heredity: Crash Course Biology #9

Description: An engaging and relatable short video that uses earwax to explain Mendelian and other principles related to hereditary.

Video 2: Khan Academy’s Scientific Revolution and the Age of Enlightenment

Description: A narrative slideshow that provides background and philosophical underpinnings that brought about the Scientific Revolution.

Video 3: Gradualism vs Punctuated Equilibrium

Description: Contains a description of both approaches and explains in understandable terms how each explains evolutionary adaptation and change.  

Video 4: Charles Darwin – The Theory of Natural Selection

Description: This animated short film explains Charles Darwin’s Theory of Natural Selection. It provides brief descriptions of testable and observable facts and the four conditions that support natural selection.

Video 5: What Is Epigenetics? Carlos Guerrero-Bosagna

Description: This TED Ed talk explains the newer science of epigenetics and how this impacts hereditary and differences.

Web 1: American Association of Physical Anthropologists “What Is Biological Anthropology?”

Description: This is the website of the professional association of biological anthropologists. It has a page that provides a detailed explanation of biological anthropology and what biological anthropologists do as well as career opportunities in biological anthropology.