Dogs Decoded STUDENT SCHEDULE
Driving Question: Are humans deciding the fate of future species?
Project: Create a story to describe the events of a wolf population over multiple generations in a changing environment.
Dogs Decoded 1: Apply concepts of statistics and probability to explain the variation and distribution of expressed traits in a population (LS3-3)
❑ Human Traits Survey (Individual)
❑ Baby Wolf Pups Lab (Individual)
Dogs Decoded 2: Communicate scientific information that common ancestry and biological evolution are supported by multiple lines of empirical evidence (LS4-1)
Dogs Decoded 3: Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species (LS4-5)
Dogs Decoded 4 : Evaluate the evidence for the role of group behavior on individual and species’ chances to survive and reproduce. (LS2-8.)
SCIENCE Standard 1:
Planning & Evaluation
SCIENCE Standard 2:
Data Analysis & Technology
SCIENCE Standard 3:
Communication & Work Ethic