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Evolution in Action Review

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 60 minutes.

Group Size:
Small Groups


Students will read an article on the methods that scientists used to gather evidence to document the evolution of species. They will discuss the article in groups and answer specific questions about the content.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Science - Biology
Standard 5 Objective 2

Cite evidence for changes in populations over time and use concepts of evolution to explain these changes.



Instructional Procedures:

  1. Place the students in small groups.
  2. Hand out a copy of the article to each student as well as a student worksheet.
  3. The time remaining in the period is devoted to the students reading and discussing the article in their group and answering each question on the student worksheet.

Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

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Created Date :
Dec 08 2014 11:45 AM