Introduction to Natural Selection: Darwin & Lamarck

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Charles Darwin and Jean Baptiste Lamarck are credited for developing the theory of natural selection. After teaching your beginning biologists about acquired characteristics, they read the included selection and answer questions that follow. Finally, they arrange pictures of elephants at different points in the life cycle and over more than one generation to model how changes in characteristics occur over time. Neatly drawn and formatted cards can be laminated for continuous use.

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  • A simple but well-designed lesson for introducing the concept of natural selection
  • Adaptable to Next Generation Science Standards
  • High-quality cards and handouts support a thorough lesson
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