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The Evolution and Natural / Change Topics Unit explores Evolution, Natural Selection, Characteristics of Life, Life Origins, Human Origins, Earth System History and Ecological Succession.
Take the 63mb tour of this unit that includes more PowerPoint previews at... Change Topics Unit Preview
Teaching Duration = 5+ weeks (3200+ Slide six part PowerPoint, bundled homework, unit notes, lab activities with directions, built-in quizzes, review Games, rubrics, video links, and much more.)
Also included are instructions to create a student version of the unit that is much like the teachers but missing the answer keys, quizzes, PowerPoint review games, hidden box challenges, owl, and surprises meant for the classroom. This is a great resource to distribute to your students and support professionals.
Evolution and Natural Selection, Change Topics Entire Unit (3,200 Slides) on TpT
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Entire Curriculum that I offer on TpT
The Change Topics Unit includes a five part interactive and engaging PowerPoint Presentation of 3200+ total slides with built-in class notes (Red Slides), hands-on lab activities with built-in instructions, project ideas, discussion questions, assessments (Quiz Wiz), challenge questions with answers, videos, and much more. Text is in large print (32 font) and is placed at the top of each slide so it can seen and read from all angles of a classroom. The entire unit except for the videos can edited to fit any curriculum or time requirement. Also included is a four part 27 total page assessment that chronologically follows the PowerPoint slideshow for nightly homework, as well as a 10+ page modified assessment. 15 pages of class notes with images are also included for students who require assistance, as well as answer keys to both of the assessments for support professionals, teachers, and homeschool parents. 19 video links (.flv files) are provided and a slide within the slideshow cues teacher / parent when the videos are most relevant to play. Video shorts usually range from 2-7 minutes. Two PowerPoint review games are included (125+ slides). Answers to the PowerPoint review game are provided in PowerPoint form so students can self-assess. Lastly, several class games such as guess the hidden picture beneath the boxes, and the find the hidden owl somewhere within the slideshow are provided. Difficulty rating 6/10.
Areas of Focus within the Change Topics Unit:
Concept "Everything is Changing", The Diversity of Life Photo Tour, Evolution History,Scopes Monkey Trials, Darwin, Evolution, Evidences of Evolution, Four Parts to Darwin's Theory, Natural Selection, The Mechanisms for Natural Selection, Divergent Evolution, Convergent Evolution, What does it mean to be living?, Characteristics of Living Things, Origins of Life (Other Theories), Origins of Life (Science Theory), Needs of Living Things, Origins of the Universe (Timeline), Miller-Urey Experiment, Amino Acids, How Water Aided in the Origin of Life, Human Evolution, Hominid Features, Evidences of Human Evolution, Hominid Skulls Ecological Succession, Primary Succession, Secondary Succession, Plant Succession, Animal Succession, Stages of Ecological Succession, Events that Restart Succession.
I also sell all 20 Middle-Level Science Units as a digital hardgood on TpT. This includes all 20 units (50,000 slides), in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10, This also includes 275 pages of bundled homework / assessment that chronologically follows each unit, 175 pages of modified assessments, 325 pages of answer keys, 260 pages of unit notes, 40+ PowerPoint review games (5000+ slides), 315 video links, hundreds of pages of handouts, First Day PowerPoint, Guidebook, and Four Year Curriculum Guide and classroom license.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Thank you again for your interest and best wishes.
Ryan Murphy M.Ed
Below are the links to the 20 units of study that I offer on TpT for individual purchase. All of these are included in the curriculum purchase.
Physical Science Units
Physical Science Curriculum
Life Science Units
Life Science Curriculum
Earth Science Units
Earth Science Curriculum Bundle
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