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708 resources with the concept evolution

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Natural Selection and the Peppered Moth

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study natural selection and its process in the peppered moth. In this evolution lesson, students read about the concept of natural selection as suggested by Charles Darwin. Students then complete a natural selection simulation...
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Evolution: Quiz on the Movie

For Students 7th - 8th
In this "Evolution" movie learning exercise, students write answers to questions after viewing the movie about the events and meaning of the movie.
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Video Guide: Why Sex?

For Students 4th - 5th
In these reproduction worksheets, students watch a video about reproduction and evolution. Students then answer 16 questions about the video.
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Darwin's Dangerous Idea

For Students 5th - 6th
In this evolution worksheet, students explore the theories of Darwin. Students watch a movie called "Darwin's Dangerous Ideas" and answer twenty questions involving evolution and natural selection.
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Evolutionary Arms Race

For Students 7th - 8th
In this evolutionary arms race learning exercise, students watch a video from the NOVA evolution series. Students then answer the questions provided as it relates to evolution and biological forces that influence evolution.
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Fossils and Natural Selection

For Students 6th - 8th
In this fossils and natural selection worksheet, students will read a cause related to fossils and natural selection. Students will write in the effect of each of these causes. This worksheet has two questions.
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Times 'a Ticking: The Earth's Geologic Time Scale

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate questions specific to the eras and periods of Earth's geologic time scale. They research websites to determine if statements given them are true or fiction. They correct false statements to make them true and...
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Evolution, Genes, and Behavior

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the roles of genes and evolution on behaviors. In groups, they identify the relationships among DNA, genes and chromosomes. They evaluate the different theories of language acquistion and how evolved tendencies interact...
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Blocks And Screws (or "screwy Contrivances")

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers, given a block of wood and a screw or nail, are asked to put that screw or nail into a block. They examine how many contrivances and other imperfections found in living things are best explained by the process of evolution.
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Inspired Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the history of inventions and their difference from discoveries. They create timelines of inventions, demonstrating their connections to each other.
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The Right Tool for the Job: Fishing Tools and Technology

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students use modern technology to research the history, design, and function of a specific tool or piece of fishing technology. They create a timeline and story about the evolution of the tool.
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Mother Nature's Laboratory

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars research how various plants and animals adapt over time to specific habitats and for specific purposes. Students produce a pictorial report on an example of an animal or plant's adaptation.