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SEEd - Grade 7
Strand 7.5: Changes in Species Over Time 7.5.1
1 class periods of 60 minutes each
Students will design a butterfly so that it can be hidden somewhere in the room. Students in the next class or on the next day will look for the butterflies.
Students should know that traits are inherited and some traits enable better survival. A butterfly that is best camouflaged in its environment has the best chance to survive and pass its color pattern on. The colorful patterns may be the result of genetic diversity or mutation.
Student participates with coloring and posting of butterfly .4
Student writes a paragraph that explains how environmental pressure will remove organisms not well adapted and favor those that are 4
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.