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390 resources with the keyterm evolution

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Word Adaptation

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders differentiate evolution and adaptation. In 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 students write a lab report.
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Walking Whales

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the theory of evolution of whales.  In 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
Students consider dog breeds that are helpful to humans and their hereditary link to wolves. In this biology instructional activity, student research a dog breed for traits that make it useful to humans.  Students write a report of how...
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Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between temperature and brightness.  In this astronomy lesson plan 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
Students study natural selection and its process in the peppered moth. In this evolution activity, students read about the concept of natural selection as suggested by Charles Darwin. Students 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, students work in groups and complete experiment stations that represent different types of bird beaks. Students...
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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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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...
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Darwin's Theory of Evolution

For Students 7th - 12th
In this evolution worksheet, students review what Darwin discovered on his expedition to the Galapagos Islands. Students compare different tortoise body structures. This worksheet has 3 fill in the blank and 5 short answer questions.
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Evolutionary Arms Race

For Students 7th - 8th
In this evolutionary arms race worksheet, learners 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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Chordates

For Students 9th - 10th
For this chordates worksheet, students answer questions about chordates. Students distinguish and discuss the different organisms within each kingdom chordate.
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Becoming Human

For Students 9th - 12th
In this evolution worksheet, high schoolers access a specific website and then answer questions about human evolution based on what they discovered at the website. This worksheet has 19 short answer questions and 3 essay questions.
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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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Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the concept of evolution and its implications upon the origin and development of life. They conduct research using a variety of resources while focusing upon cross-over and mutations. The information is used to...
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Evolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students illustrate the results of natural selection by identifying the specific adaptation of an organism that allows the species to survive in that environment. They illustrate the results of natural selection by recognizing examples...