To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
To use prior knowledge of root words to learn new vocabulary words using Etymology.
Covers pelagic tunicates as a vehicle to study adaptation, ecosystem, and evolution.
Uses unique deep-sea fish species to address fish biology, evolution, and ecology.
Covers attempts to back breed aurochs through the use of genetics and back breeding. Looks at efforts to restore wild areas of Europe by reintroducing the historical herbivore of the ecosystem.