|Week #||3/30/2020 - 4/3/2020|
|Unit of Instruction||Evolution|
SC.7.L.15.3 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by relating how the inability of a species to adapt within a changing environment may contribute to the extinction of that species.
SC.7.N.3.1 Recognize and explain the difference between theories and laws and give several examples
SC.7.N.3.2 Identify the benefits and limitations of the use of scientific models.
SC.7.N.1.3 Distinguish between an experiment (which must involve the identification and control of variables) and other forms of scientific investigation and explain that not all scientific
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will: 15.3
1. describe the conditions required for natural selection, including: overproduction of offspring, inherited variation, and the struggle to survive, which result in differential reproductive success
Monday (3/30/2020)– Zoom session with Ms. Senf at 1 pm on Adaptation and Variations. This will be recorded and downloaded onto classroom connect for you to access at other Times. (35-40 minutes) Notes will be page 30 in binder.
Power Point with information for fill in the blank notes will be sent on remind because it is too big to load on here.
Read Charles Darwin article and answer the 10 questions Charles Darwin Article (20-25 minutes) page 31 in binder
(page 28 in binder)
This is a virtual field trip to Palau. We started watching it in school before we left most classes were at about 22 minutes in when the bell rang. If might be good to start over from the beginning and watch whole video all the way through. Please finish filling out the worksheet as you go. This worksheet does not have to be submitted. It is page 28 in your binder.
After the video do question 1 on the Corals Worksheet 2020.
CoralsWorksheet 2020 (page 29 in binder) this is due 4/3/2020. You can take a picture of it and then please e-mail it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday (4/1/2020) – Read articles and fill in #2,3,& 4 on the Corals Worksheet 2020 based on evidence from articles. You need four pieces of evidence to back up each side of the argument for # 2 &3. Due 4/3/2020
Article 1 Corals vs. polyps
Article 2 Coral Bleaching
Articles 3 South Forida’s Coral Reefs rebounding
Article 4 persiangulf-coral-7783-True
Advanced students additions article: Building coral reef resilience through assisted evolution https://www.pnas.org/content/112/8/2307
Thursday (4/2/2020)– Zoom sessions with Ms. Senf at 1 pm periods 1 & 4, 1:30 pm is periods 3 &7, 2 pm is periods 5 & 6. Discussion on Articles we read and are going to discuss them. Assign vocabulary, and vocabulary is due 4/10/2020
Vocabulary (Evidence, Fossil, Theory of Evolution, Natural Selection, Adaptation, Extinction) Define, use in a sentence, draw & color a picture of the word. will be page 32 in binder.
Friday 4/3/2020)– Evolution Natural vs. Artificial Selection Gizmo. I will post this on Remind since it can’t be posted on here. Please remember your Gizmo login. The website is http://explorelearning.com
Are Corals in Danger of Going Extinct worksheet. Due Friday 4/3/2020
Vocabulary due 4/10/2020 (Evidence, Fossil, Theory of Evolution, Natural Selection, Adaptation, Extinction) Define, use in a sentence, draw & color a picture of the word.
Canvas on Vportal to access a textbook.