Darwinian Evolution Syllabus for College Prep

Chapter 16

Core Standard 8: Evolution

- Describe how biochemical, fossil, anatomical, developmental, and genetic findings are used to determine relationships among organisms and how those relationships are then used to produce modern classification systems. (B.8.1, B.8.2, B.8.3, B.8.4)

-Describe how modern evolutionary theory provides an explanation of history of life on earth and the similarities among organisms that exist today. (B.8.5-7)

Vocabulary for Evolution

-  Adaptation        - Artificial selection        - Evolution        - Fitness        - Natural selection        - Analogous structure                 - Charles Darwin        - Fossil                - Homologous structures            - Vestigial structures

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

Pedigrees 2 Worksheet and Pedigrees Vocabulary

 

 

 

Human Genetics Review

 

2/8

 

 

Human Genetics Test

2/9

Due: none

 Schedule:

-What is theory?

-Evolution Misconceptions

-Ch. 16 THIEVES (fin. FRI)

  HW: none  

2/10

Due: none

 Schedule:

-Evolution 1 Notes

 HW: none  

2/13

Due: none

 Schedule:

-16 Guided Reading (sub)

 

HW:  none

 

2/14

Due: none

 Schedule:

- Finish Notes and THIEVES

-Evidence of Evolution

 HW:  none

2/15

Due: none

 Schedule:

-Finish THIEVES Vocab

-Evidence of Evolution Pre-Lab Worksheet

 

HW:  none

2/16

Due: none

 Schedule:

-Peppered Moth Lab

-Finish EoE worksheet

 

HW:  Moth Lab

2/17

Due: EoE project

 Schedule:

- Evolution 1 Vocab Quiz

-CC: Natural Selection

-Birds and Beaks Pre-Lab

 

HW: Pre-Lab 

2/20

No School

President’s Day

2/21

Due:  pre-lab

 Schedule:

-Birds and Beaks Lab

 

HW: lab questions

2/22

Due: none

 Schedule:

-Common Descent Lab

 

HW: none

2/23

Due:  lab

 Schedule:

-Chapter 16 Study Guide

 

HW: Study Guide

2/24

Due: Test Day!

Schedule:

-Chapter 16 Test

 

HW:  none