Evolutionary biologist around the world used fossil information to piece together the 'Hypothetical Placental Mammal Ancestor.' Courtesy of NewsyScience
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Mammal Ancestors.
To stimulate the critical thinking skills required to assess the validity of statements about the key concept using an Agree/Disagree Table.
To emphasize students’ understanding of key words and practice applying the definitions of the vocabulary words to examples and drawings using the Frayer Model.
Covers artificial selection and domestication of animals by looking at conservation efforts to revive populations of the only truly wild, as opposed to feral, horse population remaining.
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.
Covers domestication of animals in South America. Looks at the use of molecular techniques to determine relationships between species, and how environmental change is affecting remaining wild population of animals.
Learn about the population status of the platypus in Australia and how they may be speciating.
Learn about the earth's history of mass extinctions, how close we have come to extinction, and how we are contributing to the sixth extinction event.
This study guide reviews mammalian ancestors and evolution, as well as the classical and phylogenetic classifications of mammals.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Mammal Ancestors.