These lesson materials introduce students to issues of fairness and various interpretations of it. Reflecting on results of a cross-cultural experiment with children, students discuss how we can use our understandings to create a more fair world.
Life in groups and conflict resolution
With the help of reading texts and discussion questions, students explore the challenges inherent in group life and the kinds of traits that have evolved to prevent and solve these challenges across examples in biology and in human evolution.
- Teaching material type Full lesson plan, Reading text
- Subject Areas Biology, Civics, History, Human Evolution, Social Studies
- Learning Goals Cooperation Competency, Evolutionary Thinking, Interdisciplinary Thinking, Systems Thinking
- Suitable Grade Levels 9-12
- Concepts Adaptation, Biological evolution, Cooperation, Function of behavior, Group selection, Human evolution, Interdependence, Multilevel Selection
- Content Anchors Ancient Ancestors, Cross-species
Author: Susan Hanisch
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