Students explore cladistics through the process of organizing living things by common ancestry and evolutionary relationships. Students will gain a better understanding of diversity of life and evolutionary history.
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Explains how sharks are so primitive yet have been so evolutionarily successful.
Covers how fossils can be used to decipher the geological and biological history of a location.
Students will compare optimal characteristics for long-term survival with optimal characteristics for survival of a mass extinction by looking at data from the past; students will use this background research to analyze the possibility of a modern day mass extinction.
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