To present the concept of co-adaptation, students will be introduced to hummingbirds and the adaptations they have developed over time for acquiring nectar, as well as the adaptations developed over time by flowering plants to attract pollinators in general and hummingbirds in particular.
Crossword activity for hummingbird Co-Adaptive relationships.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Coevolution.
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 plants endemic to Antarctica, their relationship to fossilized penguin guano, and the effects of climate change on them. Illustrates the importance of bottom up forces in establishing ecosystems.
Covers social insects and behaviors that come with societies. It looks at relationships between ant colonies and evolution has led some species to become totally dependent on slaves and others on farming.
This addresses the worldwide decline in amphibians, looking at how scientists are approaching this problem and what they are learning.
Uses the symbiotic relationship between a fish and a sea cucumber to address life history, ecology and evolution of these organisms.
Powerpoint Slide annotations, quiz answers, hummingbird nectar flowers index.
Powerpoint presentation on the direct instruction of co-evolution with examples of hummingbirds.
This study guide examines the meaning of "species" and reviews causes of speciation. It also looks at the timing of macroevolution.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Coevolution.