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Science - Biology
Standard 5 Objective 2
3 class periods of 60 minutes each
Students will answer questions about evolution using their prior knowledge. They will calculate the class average response and then either be given correct responses or research correct responses. Students will acknowledge and address misconceptions that they carry about the theory of evolution and its mechanisms.
1½ class periods (50 min.) or 2 ½ class periods if allowing for students to research
Students need no prior knowledge. This is an introductory activity.
Prior to the Activity:
The Day of the Activity:
Answers to Questions:
Students answer a-d thoroughly with detail and evidence of understanding: 25 points
Students find answers to 3 of the 4 parts a-d with detail and understanding or answer a-d correctly but may lack some detail: 20 points
Students answer 2 of the 4 parts with detail and understanding or answer a-d with mostly correct but some incorrect: 15 points
Students do a poor job and show little effort or complete lack of understanding: 10 points
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.