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422 resources with the concept the theory of evolution

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Primate Characteristics and Exaptation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers compare the features of gorilla to humans. In this biology lesson, students simulate adaptation using materials found in the classroom. They explain what exaptation means.
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Evolution of the Peppered Moth

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders complete a timeline about the evolution of the peppered moth. For this biology lesson, 7th graders write an essay about how human can affect evolution. They share their essay with the class.
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Natural Selection in Action

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students demonstrate natural selection through a lab activity. In this biology lesson plan, students explain how natural selection leads to speciation. They complete their lab report and discuss results in class.
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Hide and Survive: A Natural Selection Activity

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students explore the theory of natural selection given certain scenarios. In this biology lesson, students graph data taken from the experiment. They explain the factors that contribute to the survival of the fittest.
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Evolution: Is It Fact and/or Theory?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore the concepts of evolution. In this biology lesson, students read articles from the internet. They discuss the article within the group and answer their handouts.
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Evolution Explorations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners compare characteristics of animals and human beings. In this biology instructional activity, students observe an animal and record their observations. They infer whether the evolution theory is true or not.
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Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a timeline on the history of evolution. In this biology lesson, students research their assigned scientist's contribution to evolution theory. They write a three-paragraph analysis about the timeline.
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Word Adaptation

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders differentiate evolution and adaptation. For this biology lesson, 7th graders make new words from a given word by adding or changing a letter. They set up a T-chart and enumerate how adaptation is like or unlike evolution.
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Bermuda: Search for Deep Water Caves 2009: Out of Darkness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners analyze the three models on the origin of troglobitic fauna. In this life science lesson, students also consider how the Zonation model explains the fauna's origin. They also use the Internet to research solutional and volcanic...
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Snakes Evolution

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students view a PowerPoint presentation on snakes and discuss what they learned.  In this snake evolution lesson students read an article about snakes.
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Evolution and Variation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study and graph length and distance of their lab experiment.  In this variation lesson plan students write a lab report.
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Walking Whales

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the theory of evolution of whales.  For this walking whales lesson students study a reading packet, divide into groups and respond to given questions. 
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Introduction to Biology

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students examine the principles of natural selection and explain how it is the basis of the theory of evolution.  In this natural selection lesson students research the web on the theory of evolution. 
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Adapting to the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars consider dog breeds that are helpful to humans and their hereditary link to wolves. In this biology activity, student research a dog breed for traits that make it useful to humans.  Students write a report of how these...
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Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between temperature and brightness.  In this astronomy lesson students will correlate the evolution of stars to the HR diagram plotted. 
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Physics at the Zoo

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students visit a local zoo and answer physics questions that are a part of zoo life.  In this zoo physics lesson students answer questions that have to do with the physics of animal size, their center of gravity and how animals travel.
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Natural Selection and the Peppered Moth

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners 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. Learners then complete a natural selection simulation...
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Exploring the Uses of Beaks

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the uses of bird beaks in the wild by participating in experiment stations. In this bird adaptation lesson plan, students work in groups and complete experiment stations that represent different types of bird beaks....
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Evolution: Quiz on the Movie

For Students 7th - 8th
For this "Evolution" movie worksheet, learners 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, learners 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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Natural Selection

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this natural selection worksheet, students summarize Darwin's theory of evolution, describe how emigration and immigration varies a population, and explain the importance of the Hardy-Weinberg law. This worksheet has 7 short answer...
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Life's Diversity and Connections

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this diversity worksheet, students review concepts associated with Darwin, his travels, and his discoveries. This worksheet has 11 matching, 6 multiple choice, and 3 true or false questions.
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Darwin's Theory

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Darwin's theory worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer that identifies the factors that cause natural selection. Students fill in the blank and match terms as it relates to the theory of evolution, Darwin's...