UNIT 11: NATURAL SELECTION

You may think that if you’ve seen one penguin, you’ve seen them all.  However, penguins can differ in body size, feather patterns, and many other traits.  Just like humans, penguins are genetically different from one another.  What is the nature of genetic variation in populations?  And how is this variation measured by biologists?   (McDougal Littell) Chapter 11

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Lectures and Notes:

Biology Syllabus
Syllabus and Behavior Contract
Safety Contract

Student Notes: Unit 11 (Chapter 11)
PowerPoint Lecture: Unit 11 (Chapter 11) 
Quizlet: Chapter 11 Defining Terms


Worksheets:

Chapter 11 Concept Review
Chapter 11 Defining Terms
Pogil: Evolution and Selection
Video Worksheet: Cosmos Episode 2
Video Worksheet: Cosmos Episode 8
Video Worksheet: Mutations-Science of Survival
Video Worksheet: “Dogs and More Dogs
Video Worksheet: “Was Darwin Right or Wrong?”
Human Evolution – Comparing Primates
The Selection Process
The Science of Avatar
(extra credit)

Labs and Classroom Activities:

Lab: Genetic Drift
Recent Adaptations in Humans
Interpreting Fossil Evidence   (Resource Manual)

Evolution of Cartoon Fossils
Lab: A Fishy Twist    (Adaptation Cards)
Geologic Timescale
“Build a Beast”

Radiometric Dating

Textbook Resources:

Textbook Online Resourcesbiolog3[1]

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Videos:

Common Misconceptions about Evolution  (video worksheet)
How Evolution Works
Carl Sagan Explains Evolution

Evolution The Evolution of humans documentary 2014
What is Natural Selection?   (video worksheet)
What is the Evidence for Evolution?   (video worksheet)
Ted Ed Why are fish fish-shaped
Proof of evolution that you can find on your body
Why Did Our Hair Evolve To Grow In Odd Places?
10 ODD Things Humans Have Thanks To EVOLUTION
TedEd: Myths and misconceptions about evolution
TedEd: The Evolution of the Human Eye 

Ted Ed: How did feathers evolve?
Ted Ed: What causes antibiotic resistance?   (video worksheet)
Bozeman Science:  Natural Selection
Bozeman Science:  Evidence of Evolution
Bozeman Science:  Speciation and Extinction
Bozeman Science:  Micoevolution
Bozeman Science:  Coevolution   (video worksheet)
Bozeman Science:  The Origin of Life – Scientific Evidence  (video worksheet)
Dogs and More Dogs   (video worksheet)