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Standard 5
Students will understand that biological diversity is a result of evolutionary processes.
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  • Burrowing Owls
    This lesson uses the example of the Burrowing Owl to illustrate how human activities can control the fate of a species. Students look at examples of both negative and positive human impact.
  • Introduction to Natural Selection
    This lesson is an introduction to natural selection. A hands-on activity demonstrates how some traits encourage survival of certain species, resulting in a change in population.
  • Save the Moonflowers
    What do you know about endangered species? In this lesson, you will learn how the botanical artist Margaret Mee's activities are helping markets save the rare moonflower.

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