Charles Darwin's Impressions of the Galapagos Islands
Students read parts of Charles Darwin's journal about the Galapagos Islands and study images that accompany those passages in an Internet based activity. They investigate the effect these islands had on Darwin's Theory of Evolution.
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The Case of Darwin's Finches
One of the most striking pieces of evidence for Darwin's Evolution of Species was his observations of finches and how their beaks differed from island to island, depending on their primary food sources. So what would happen to the theory...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Who Was Charles Darwin?
ItÕs one of those big Ideas that changes our view of the world and our place in it. DarwinÕs observations lead him to believe that species, including man, change or evolve over time. This short video focuses on his reluctance to publish...
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Changing Planet: Adaptation of Species (Birds and Butterflies)
A video about the impact of climate change on butterfly populations and a PowerPoint about butterfly and bird adaptations warm science learners up for the activity to follow. Using a variety of tools that reprsent unique styles of bird...
5th - 9th Science