Creation myths

Creation myths
Type of Resource: Lesson Plan

This online resource provides access to materials about several creation myths that prompts students to think about how myths can influence scientific theory.


This is an interesting way to introduce evolution by natural selection and to help recognise that there are different views in the community about the creation of life.

Additional Information

This activity has been produced by the Nuffield foundation in partnership with the Society of Biology (UK) and is found on the Nuffield foundation website.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > The theory of evolution by natural selection explains the diversity of living... > ACSSU185
  • Year 10 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and... > ACSHE191
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science