Preview of Lesson Plans:
Power point: The Big Question – discuss in pairs/ as a class
What is the next number: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 21, 34, 55 ….(answer 89)
Discuss views – is this evidence of design?
Discuss Socrates Quote (PowerPoint)
Work through Paley’s teleological argument, discussing points, raising problems
Note: I show very few films/ documentaries during lessons (who has the time with this new spec?) However this is a documentary worth showing students. Fantastic links to evolution and Darwin and Dawkins does not disappoint!
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This 52 page pack contains quizzes, glossaries, summary sheets, essay tips and possible exam questions to help structure your revision for all eight of the AS philosophy topics. It also provides space for notes and outlines the spec requirements. Everything you need to get your revision off to a flying start!
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This film, whilst not directly linking to the Teleological argument, does raise interesting points about patterns and design, also the ideas surrounding purpose.