MS-LS4-2. 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. [Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on explanations of the evolutionary relationships among organisms in terms of similarity or differences of the gross appearance of anatomical structures.]
Guided Movie Notes: Charles Darwin - The Making of a Theory: Darwin, Wallace, and Natural Selection: Origin of Species
Keeps students engaged - Several Higher Order Thinking Questions, Asking student to make connection to prior learning.