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Unit 5 Overview: Life (8:50)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 01:41 Why do we share DNA with all other forms of life on Earth?
  2. 02:43 How has our understanding of DNA impacted history and human communities?
  3. 03:36 What is the Human Genome Project and why is it important?
  4. 05:54 How does Big History define life?
  5. 06:37 What is the most accepted theory for how life on Earth first began?
  6. 07:42 How do life and the Earth impact each other?
  7. 08:09 How do we know about the origins and evolution of life?