Learn about different types of radiometric dating, such as carbon dating. Understand how decay and half life work to enable radiometric dating.
This has three lessons in how fossils contribute evidence to evolution. Part 1: Fossil Formation, Part 2:Fish with Fingers; is about the evolution of land dwelling animals from fish, Part3: Whale evolution. Answers not provided.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Fossils.
To describe images using words using the Visual Literacy strategy.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
Covers the importance of soft-bodied fossils and what scientists learn from them, also looks at the fossil record, fossilization and adaptive radiations.
Addresses the use of the term “living fossils” pointing out that organisms change genetically if not phenotypically, thus “Living Fossil” is a misnomer. Provides another angle from which to understand natural selection.
Find out about an amazing fossil find with its last meal intact.
This study guide looks at Darwin's theory of evolution and natural selection. It also looks at some of the evidences supporting the theory of evolution (comparative anatomy, comparative embryology, biogeography).