Category Archives: Evolution

Resources for Understanding Evolution

Evolution 101:  This is an excellent site for understanding evolution, although some of the information might be more advanced than what we’ve done in class. PBS-Evolution FAQs:  Answers to common questions about evolution All-in-a-Family: Interactive feature that examines the tree … Continue reading

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Homework for the Week of May 23

LAST PROJECT OF THE YEAR!!! 1)  Complete Evolution poster worksheet Due date: Block I: Wednesday, May 25 Block II: Friday, May 27 Block III: Thursday, May 26 ************************************************************** ALL EVOLUTION POSTERS ARE DUE ON THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL! JUNE … Continue reading

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Who wants to live a million years?

Here’s a fun interactive game which teaches about natural selection.  You choose some organisms which have different traits to start out the population.  Over time, the population multiplies and changes.  And then….your population has to deal with an environmental change!  … Continue reading

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Understanding Geologic Time

We had a whirlwind introduction to geologic time last week! Hopefully, the timeline in the class room, your readings, and the “Great fossil find” activity helped to introduce the concept of fossils and geologic time.  If you’re looking for more … Continue reading

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Homework for the Week of May 16

1)  Read “How does evolution happen?” 2)  Complete HW#32: Do the evolution Due date: Block I: Wednesday, May 18 Block II: Friday, May 20 Block III: Thursday, May 19 ************************************************************* 3)  Read “Natural Selection in Action” 4)  Complete HW#33: Original … Continue reading

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Homework for the Week of May 9

1)  Read “Evidence of the Past” 2)  Complete HW#30: Time after time Due date: Block I:Wednesday, May 11 Block II: Friday, May 13 Block III: Thursday, May 12 ********************************************************************** 3)  Read “Descent with Modification” 4)  Complete HW#31: Supermodified Due date … Continue reading

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Homework for the Week of May 2

Whoa!  Happy May! Good luck on your tests this week!  No homework right after your test! 🙂 To be passed out on your 2nd block: 1)  Read “Charles Darwin” 2)  Complete HW#29: Voyager Due date: Block I: next Monday, May … Continue reading

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