This set of 5 EDITABLE, no-prep sub plans are designed for a life science class and are meant to be completed individually. Print them out, and you're ready to go!
Included in this set:
Genetically Modified Foods
This assignment asks student to: analyze the history of genetically modified foods, explain how they are made, investigate the controversy surrounding GM's and the rise of "superweeds," and finally assess the food needs in future generations
Evolution of Skin Color in Humans
This assignment asks students to read and analyze four different aspects of the evolution of skin colors: indigenous populations and human migrations, UV exposure in different regions, Folic acid & Vitamin D. Students will analyze these different aspects and how they relate to biological fitness in different regions.
Vaccines, Viruses and Bad Science
This assignment asks students to read and analyze four different aspects of vaccinations: vaccine basics and herd immunity, the anti-vaccination movement, consequences of the movement, and analyzing graphs for correlation and causation.
This assignment asks student to: analyze the biological processes related to hemoglobin and blood doping, the world anti-doping agency's effort to monitor blood doping, and interpret graphs to check for understanding.
Population Genetics: Four Case Studies in Genetic Diversity
What do blue people, the Irish Potato Famine, a Mars Colony, and a Norwegian seed vault have in common? Students should be able to tell you by the end of this lesson.