Evidence of Evolution Fossils Article and Questions Worksheet (Mary Leakey)

Evidence of Evolution Fossils Article and Questions Worksheet (Mary Leakey)
Evidence of Evolution Fossils Article and Questions Worksheet (Mary Leakey)
Evidence of Evolution Fossils Article and Questions Worksheet (Mary Leakey)
Evidence of Evolution Fossils Article and Questions Worksheet (Mary Leakey)
Evidence of Evolution Fossils Article and Questions Worksheet (Mary Leakey)
Evidence of Evolution Fossils Article and Questions Worksheet (Mary Leakey)
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Learn about Mary Leakey, one of the most famous female scientists, world-renowned fossil hunter, and the finder of some of the most important early human fossils. NGSS MS-LS4-1 MS-LS4-2

This resource includes a 2-page reading about the life and accomplishments of Mary Leakey, who found several pieces of fossil evidence regarding early human evolution. After completing the reading, students complete a corresponding worksheet that has 12 text-dependent reading comprehension questions related directly to the text.

Perfect as a sub-plan during an evolution unit!

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NGSSMS-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. Emphasis is on explanations of the evolutionary relationships among organisms in terms of similarity or differences of the gross appearance of anatomical structures.
NGSSMS-LS4-1
Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth under the assumption that natural laws operate today as in the past. Emphasis is on finding patterns of changes in the level of complexity of anatomical structures in organisms and the chronological order of fossil appearance in the rock layers. Assessment does not include the names of individual species or geological eras in the fossil record.
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