7-9 February 2020 Homework. Quizizz on evolution, selection, and speciation can be accessed using the www.joinmyquiz.com using the code 333386. Take it as many times as you'd like, but you must complete it once by Monday, 10 February. For those who missed it, this will be open until Wednesday, 4 March... Use game code 016824
7 February 2020. Origin of life on Earth and the major extinctions. Below is a resource for the major extinctions that you will be responsible for. Specifically, what era the extinction occurred in, how many million years ago (mya) it was, and the events that occurred during that extinction (both causes and species-level events). In the link below, there is a pdf of the same interactive if you prefer that.
28 January 2020. Completion of Origin of Species lecture. Today we will conduct and online virtual lab investigating the differences between stickleback fish. Data will be gathered using the link below and chi-squared statistical analyses will be performed to determine whether or not the data is significant and give a relative indication of how close our data sets are to the expected outcomes. PDFs of the chi-squared analysis information and the lab packet can be found below. Video introduction to the lab is embedded below for reference.
27 January 2020. Quizizz review link for Descent with Modification and Evolution & Transitional Fossils can be found below along with a practice quiz of the same variety, just in a quiz format for those who prefer it.
24 January 2020. The evolution of four-legged animals, transitional fossils, & Engel's guppy experiment. The HHMI video featuring Dr. Shubin will kick off our look into fossils, then you will use the link below to investigate the importance of intermediate forms in a transitional fossil activity, and finally, you will tie in Dr. Engel's guppy experiment in a short case study to round out our contemporary look at natural selection.