Adaptations Modeling using Google Slides Manipulative- APES, AP Bio, CED aligned

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In order to make sure my students fully understand adaptations, I have them work in small groups (which I choose) to model allele frequency changes over time. Incorporating a math component, this activity is aligned to the APES CED.

I also teach AP Biology, and I can see how this can be EASILY modified for AP Bio students & Hardy-Weinberg calculations--all you'd have to do is throw in the words, "Use Hardy-Weinberg to show changes over time," and you'd be good to go.

Being all digital, this works well for distance learning. I had hybrid groups in class, with my in-person students working with students via Zoom, and it went smoothly (they shared the Google Slides and worked off the shared version).

I have included a video explaining how I use this in my class, how I group my students for success, what to look for when conferencing with students/grading them, and how you could differentiate this for use in general bio classes, too.

See my video preview for more information!!

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NGSSHS-LS4-4
Construct an explanation based on evidence for how natural selection leads to adaptation of populations. Emphasis is on using data to provide evidence for how specific biotic and abiotic differences in ecosystems (such as ranges of seasonal temperature, long-term climate change, acidity, light, geographic barriers, or evolution of other organisms) contribute to a change in gene frequency over time, leading to adaptation of populations.
NGSSHS-LS4-5
Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species. Emphasis is on determining cause and effect relationships for how changes to the environment such as deforestation, fishing, application of fertilizers, drought, flood, and the rate of change of the environment affect distribution or disappearance of traits in species.

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