Lesson Plans
Biology 4th Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/01/2013 Instructor: Angela Larson Academics
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Topic: Chapter 15- rat adaptations
Lesson: Students will continue working on their rat island adaptations project. We will spend half of the class period watching a video about Darwin.
Assignment: Work on chapter 14-15 review wkst /Finish rat project
Topic: Evidence for Evolution
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Lesson: Portfolios due. We will work on filling out our flip books after going through the notes on the different categories of evidence that support the idea that species change over time.
Assignment: Work on the 14-15 wkst
Topic: Population genetics
Lesson: Students will learn about the effects of evolution on population genetics. The concept will be enforced with a lab activity in which students will be given different "adaptations" and calculation will be made to determine how genotypes change over generations.
Assignment: work on chapter 14-15 wkst

Topic: Speciation and patterns
Lesson: We will finish the information in chapter 15 by talking about speciation and the different patterns of species evolution. We will also finish filling in information in their flip books for students to study from.
Assignment: Finish 14-15 wkst- due Monday and study!!