Theme 6: Evolution
Keywords: evolution, adaptation, extinction, acquired traits, natural selection, artificial selection, geologic time, absolute age, relative age, radioactive dating, Law of Superposition, radioactive dating, fossil record, homologous structures, biogeography, variation, fitness, speciation, embryology, molecular biology
- What are some of the most important evidences of biological evolution?
- What does the fossil record tell us about the way that organisms have changed over time?
- What causes some organisms to be more successful than others?
- How do the concepts of survival, reproduction, environmental changes, and genetic variation each play a role in natural selection?
- 50 Spring Observations- focusing on interactions of organisms with each other and with their environment
- Introduction to Biological Evolution Worksheet
- Geologic Time Scale Exploration
- History of the Earth Timeline
- Cytochrome-C Comparsion Lab from ENSI at www.indiana.edu
- Comparative Anatomy Worksheet
- What Darwin Never Saw Video Worksheet
- Natural Selection Modeling and Plasticware Natural Selection Lab Data Sheet
- Bottleneck Effect
- Evolution of sickle-cell anemia
Further Research: microevolution, Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium, gene pool, genetic drift, gene flow, bottleneck effect, macroevolution, punctuated equilibrium, reproductive isolation, geographic isolation