This is a 44 slide PowerPoint presentation that cover theories as to the origin of life (Oparin, Lerman, Miller + Urey, Fox) and takes students through an adventure back in time covering the geological time scale. 4 video links and lots of visuals.
Student notes ARE included. :)
-Spontaneous Generation (early theory)
-Oparin’s theory (Primordial soup)
-Lerman’s Bubble Model (based on Oparin’s)
-Miller and Urey (inorganic compound to organic compounds)
-Sidney Fox’s experiments (protenoids and microspheres)
-Types of fossils/the fossil record
-Geological time scale (Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic) -Geological strata
*Takes approximately 70 minutes with all videos shown. Student notes included. Adaptable to suit your classroom.
Vanessa Jason- Biology Roots