Mutations & Adaptations

Mutations & Adaptations
Mutations & Adaptations
Mutations & Adaptations
Mutations & Adaptations
Mutations & Adaptations
Mutations & Adaptations
Mutations & Adaptations
Mutations & Adaptations
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Mutations, adaptations, natural selection, OH MY!!!!


THERE'S AN ALIEN ON THE LOOSE!!!

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In this exciting, hands-on lab activity, your students will become mutant aliens to determine if Earth is a suitable place for them to live. A species of extraterrestrial beings is looking for a new place to live because radiation on their home planet has resulted in a variety of mutations.

This product is a 24 page .pdf file that has teacher notes, student handouts, and station cards.

This activity was created for a middle school science class studying mutations, adaptations, natural selection, and evolution, but it can be used in any middle or high school life science class. Detailed lesson plans are included with simple to follow instructions to set up this activity. Lesson plans include modifications for time and differentiation. Materials needed include rulers, tape, baggies, and a variety of candy.

Printable station signs for each station can be laminated for repeated use.

Reading the case
Engaging newspaper-like article grabs students' attention with details on the story about an alien who contacts a young boy.

Activity 1 - Pre-lab questions
Students will answer some pre-lab questions, learn important vocabulary, and create a hypothesis before starting their activity.

Activity 2 - Group Data
Mutant aliens will have to hunt/gather food and record results on a group data table. They will use their mathematics knowledge to take the average of their results.

Activity 3 - Class Data & Graphing
Group averages will be compiled to create a bar graph of class results.

Activity 4 - Conclusion
Students will answer questions and create an EVIDENCE BASED conclusion from their data.

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