Students will create a mock fossil record demonstrating knowledge of common ancestry and similarities of traits (homologous structures). Organisms with common ancestry share similar traits/characteristics. Includes a smaller practice fossil record
Students begin with a starter that covers homologous & analogous. This is a collaborative activity where students will have a population of beetles. An earthquake occurs (geographic isolation) and separates the beetle population into east
This is a to the point metric conversion lesson worksheet, quiz and metric staircase printout. Teachers will want to walk students through the steps to properly convert between units, these steps are listed in the worksheet. I have my students
After students have learned about the parts of a flower they will complete a dissection of a real flower.
Students will begin with a start in which they will need to know all the parts of a flower. They will then dissect a flower and glue/tape the
Students begin with a starter that helps affirm 5' & 3', and that the sugar phophate backbone runs in anti-parallel directions.
The focused instruction will cover differences between DNA/RNA, types of RNA, creating a mRNA (transcription),
Students learn about the basic parts of an insect while creating one of their own from a printout of various insect parts. Students learn about the head, thorax, & abdomen. Students then learn about the various structures found on the heads of
This is a worksheet covering the 4 macromolecules, monomers/polymers, dehydration synth. & hydrolysis. It also includes a power point presentation covering all items on the worksheet. Also includes flash cards and a grouping activity you can
This is an activity where students will use colored hole punches (which represent the variety of colors found in a moth population) and a variety of fabric designs (which represent different environments) to observe the process of natural selection