Descent With Modification
Students discuss descent modification and how it is different from their ancient ancestor. They examine it at the macro-level. They examine food habits and the habitat the animals live in.
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AP: Chapter 22: Descent with Modification
After taking in part of Darwin's The Origin of Species, advanced biology learners reiterate its themes and concepts. Also examined are the contributions to the theory of evolution made by Linnaeus, Lamarck, and Wallace. Use this handout...
9th - 12th Science
Survival of the Fittest -- Battling Beetles
Students experiment with traits. In this Science instructional activity, students test the strength of beetles using M&M candies in lieu of the insects. Students use the Hardy-Weinberg Equation to calculate possible offspring traits...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Transportation and Space: Reuse and Recycle
What can I use in space? The three-lesson unit has groups research what man-made or natural resources would be available during space exploration or habitation. Team members think of ways that resources can be reclaimed or reused in...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Darwinism: The Origin of the Species by Natural Selection.
The Darwin PowerPoint covers many of the Scientists that worked on similar concepts to Darwin and that were involved with famous theories. students are informed about the basic thinking behind natural selection and examples of...
7th - 10th Science