1.5 The Origin of Cells notes to complete (created by Ms Green).
A 10m video lesson from Dan Rott:
Can Science explain the origin of life? – a fantastic 7m video from Stated Clearly:
This is a fantastic 15m video from Martin Hanczyc at TED: The line between life and not life
THE FIRST CELLS
The powerpoint covers all that we need to know, the following is more detailed than we need but it’s interesting – this is how life began! Paul Andersen describes how Abiogenesis could have occurred on Earth and discusses Scientific Evidence of The Origin of Life on our planet.
RNA – The Discovery of Ribozymes: Dr. Thomas Cech discusses RNA, its characteristics, and its ability to act as an enzyme (9m 30s).
A fantastic animated, narrated tutorial from McGraw Hill Education – Endosymbiosis – or here’s one from Sinauer Associates that includes an activity – the Endosymbiont theory. And here are short video clips discussing the endosymbiotic theory (4m 17s): How did the evolution of complex life on Earth begin? – The Gene Code – or How we think complex cells evolved – a 6m TED-Ed lesson from Adam Jacobson.
LOUIS PASTEUR’S EXPERIMENT (to disprove Spontaneous Generation)
Maybe you’ll find a video lesson covering some assessment statements by Stephanie Castle.