Saturday 23 July 2011

The Rap Guide To Evolution

Back in May, I bemoaned the lack of songs about palaeontology similar to the great "I'm A Climate Scientist" rap. May I now present The Rap Guide To Evolution. I discovered it via Twitter - the artist, Baba Brinkman, is on as @rapguide, to promote the site.

I think this is one of the best resources for evolution that I have seen. It remains to be seen whether my students think the songs are cool, or whether they think that me trying to introduce them to rap music is the Saddest Thing Ever, but I'll be using these in my A2 classes on speciation and evolution in September. Here's a taster:

1 comment:

  1. I've loved that album since I saw Baba Brinkman at Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People. I would love the album even more if one of the songs didn't directly compare social contructionism with creationism.

    PS: the background dancers clearly aren't feeling it, with hilarious results.


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