Overview of the basic concepts behind evolution, such as gene variation and adaptations.
How can a "thumbs up" sign help us remember five processes that impact evolution? The story of the Five Fingers of Evolution gives us a clever way of understanding change in gene pools over time.
Learn all about elephant seals, animals that reached near extinction about 100 years ago because of human need for their blubber.
Students participate in a role play simulation to debate the possibility of establishing a world preserve. Students explore the human impacts on the rain forest and learn how the rain forest effects us. Worksheets included.
Quiz on adaptation and evolution of populations. Includes information about natural selection, mutation, and variation.
Practice Adaptation and Evolution of Populations questions
Reviews traits, variation, and adaptation in populations.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Adaptation and Evolution of Populations.
To build and enhance understanding of the relationships between key words and to practice useful skills for designing information architecture using the Card Sort strategy.
To organize information and provide a visual representation that shows how factors (causes) produce an effect using a Cause and Effect Diagram.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Students will explore the past purpose of wisdom teeth and the future of wisdom teeth as well as a few other human features; finally students will brainstorm the impact of developing technology on human natural selection.
Evolution has created millions of species, all unique. This has resulted in the tremendous biodiversity we see on Earth.
When North and South America joined at Panama, animals that had been separated for millions of years were in contact. North American mammals, which gave live birth, outcompeted the South American marsupials.
Human evolution is not a straight line, but has twists, turns and ends. As more fossils are found our ancestors become better understood.
Illustrated mind map for Adaptation and Evolution of Populations.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Adaptation and Evolution of Populations. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
Some information about how organisms adapt and how variation is good in populations.
News article on how deer mice evolved to have a lighter skin color in 10,000 years.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Adaptation and Evolution of Populations.