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Comparative Anatomy Interactive Lesson - Google Slides

Laney Lee
Grade Levels
6th - 9th
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An 18 slide introduction to comparative anatomy.

Topics covered include:

  • What is anatomy?
  • What is a common ancestor?
  • Homolgous Stuctures
  • Analogous Structures
  • Vestigial Structures

This is an interactive lesson with several slides requiring student interaction. You can have students type in the presentation itself by making a copy for each student or connect to interactive presentation apps such as Nearpod or Peardeck.

This lesson is compatible for student paced or instructor paced presentation.

Purchase includes a printable PDF file in color. On page 2 of this resource you will find a link to a student friendly Google Slide version of this file. You will be able to copy this file and use it with Google Classroom or any other paperless initiative.

Need more?

Get my Comparative Anatomy: Homologous, Analogous, Vestigial Structures practice resource. In it students complete a 3 page inquiry activity.

Students will:

  • examine the anatomies of various species and
  • create arguments with evidence as to whether the structures present are homologous and analogous
  • answer true/false questions
  • defend their responses
  • construct explanations as to the ancient functions of vestigial structures.

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Email me at laneyleeteaches@gmail.com.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Apply scientific ideas to construct an explanation for the anatomical similarities and differences among modern organisms and between modern and fossil organisms to infer evolutionary relationships. Emphasis is on explanations of the evolutionary relationships among organisms in terms of similarity or differences of the gross appearance of anatomical structures.


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