Q 4: Online Learning week #2 4/6 -4/10/2020

TeacherMelinda Senf
Subject AreaScience
Grade Level7th
Week #4/6/2020 to 4/10/2020
Unit of InstructionEvolution
Standard(s) Taught

SC.7.L.15.2 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by recognizing and explaining ways in which genetic variation and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity of organisms.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will: 15.2

  • describe the ways in which genetic variation (through many generations) and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity
  • simulate (model) the effects of natural selection and genetic variation with specific environmental factors, such as:

o food sources, climate change, predators, and geography

Classroom Activities

Monday (4/6/2020)– Work 1 hour on Natural and Artificial Selection Gizmo.  Please send me a remind message if you don’t remember your username and password.  http://www.explorelearning.com

  • Zoom sessions
  • 1:00 PM period 1
  • 1:15 PM period 3
  • 1:30 PM period 4
  • 1:45 PM period 5
  • 2:00 PM period 6
  • 2:15 PM period 7

Tuesday (4/7/2020)- Work 1 hour on Natural and Artificial Selection Gizmo. The lab should be done by the end of the day.

Wednesday (4/8/2020)- Watch video on Evidence of Evolution. Read Notes on Evidence of Evolution and fill in close notes. Answer 1 discussion question on Edmodo.

Thursday (4/9/2020)- Work on Evolution Case Studies Worksheet. Please make the note cards in question 5. Evolution case studies

  • Zoom sessions
  • 1:00 PM period 1
  • 1:15 PM period 3
  • 1:30 PM period 4
  • 1:45 PM period 5
  • 2:00 PM period 6
  • 2:15 PM period 7

Friday (4/10/2020)– Vocabulary is due on Edmodo Vocabulary 3-30 to 4-3 This assignment will be graded.

A fun game you could play with your family. Adaptation Board Game

Assignments Due

Vocabulary 4/10/2020 will be graded

Additional Resources