Does The Theory Of Evolution Really Matter?

Here you will follow three scientists as they use evolutionary theory to solve mysteries in food production, medicine, and environmental protection.


Students who may be disinterested or uncomfortable with the science of evolution often wonder why it is worth their time and effort to understand. Stated Clearly and Emory University’s Center for Science Education have joined forces to create this animation addressing these concerns.

Explore Further

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Where did HIV come from?

Why are grasslands turning into deserts?

To learn more about Emory University’s Center for Science Education, visit them at

For Teachers

The content of this video meets criteria in the following Disciplinary Core Ideas defined by Next Generation Science Standards. Use our videos to supplement classroom curriculum.