Evolution in Paradise

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Take a walk through paradise! A comprehensive set of lessons explores evolution of species through video analysis of the birds of paradise. Learners observe and identify natural and sexual selection as well as behavioral adaptations.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct a think-pair-share activity to generate background information on evolution and adaptations
Classroom Considerations

  • If allowing pupils to view materials independently, they need laptops with Internet access
  • Activities require time for preparation of materials prior to the lessons
Pros

  • Provides ideas for extension activities
  • Includes journal prompts, which are a great way to cement learning
Cons

  • None