This Coincidental Colonization lesson plan also includes:
The Galápagos Islands are an amazing place of isolated adaptation, colonized by an interesting mix of plants and animals. The class plays a game to help them understand how these organisms came to live on the island through a combination of their physical characteristics and chance events. A quality teacher reference sheet, game boards, and organism picture cards are included, as well as background information about the Galapagos Islands.
- Lesson is adaptable to the Next Generation Science Standards
- Game engages students in learning about how plants and animals come to inhabit new regions
- Lesson does not include an explanation for how plants and animals adapt to survive in specfic environments