Evidence for Evolution Presentation Worksheet                Name_______________ Per________

FOSSIL EVIDENCE

Evidence of common ____________________ among species comes from many sources.

Earth is _________________________of years old!

Types of Fossils

Cartoon Analogy

Explain the relationship between the cartoon to the dating of fossils.

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Relative Dating of Fossils

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Activity: Layers of Time--Worksheet and Game on Website

Radiometric Dating of Fossils

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Explain the graph in your own words. ______________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________.

         Half-Penny Radiometric Lab

GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION

Embryology

Draw a picture of the Embryos and Evolutionary History.

Fish

Reptile

Bird

Human

COMPARATIVE ANATOMY

Research: Find two more examples of an organisms with an analogous structure. Write the name of the organisms the analogous structure and draw each.

Research: Humans have a number of vestigial structures. Research the topic and choose one of the structures. Create a 1 minute speech about how that structure is vestigial.

MOLECULAR AND GENETIC EVIDENCE

Use the Diagram:Amino Acids Reveal Evolution  Explain the role amino acids play in demonstrating a historical relationship between humans and other organisms.

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Analyze the molecular evidence in the diagram above. Identify and record the differences in each section of DNA.

How many differences are there?

How closely related are these organisms?