Evolution

 

Objectives:

 

        To develop a basic understanding of evolution

        To increase knowledge and problem solving skills in the science area

        To increase vocabulary and reading comprehension in the science area for the GED or other educational goals

 

Outcomes:

 

        To explore topics found on the PBS evolution website

        To correctly complete the interactive activities found on the website

  

Warm-Up:

 

Although this is not necessary, read material about evolution.  This material is found in any basic science or GED preparation book.

 

New Instruction:

 

1.      Sites are listed in content order.

2.      If a site has a worksheet attached, print worksheet then click on site.

3.      If no worksheet is available, click on site and take good notes.

4.      After completing worksheet or reading through the site, take the online quizzes or test (if available).

 Note:  All note-taking activities have no answer keys.

Webpage Title/Content

Grade Level

GED

College

Prep.

Teacher created worksheet

Online test, quiz or interactive activity

Evolution

(Explore the various topics found on the title page)

Darwin

 

Change

 

Extinction

 

Survival

 

Sex

 

Humans

 

Religion

7-12

Yes

Yes

No

Yes-Explore the interactive activities found on the right of each webpage

 

Feedback and Review:

 

After completing the worksheets and/or the test (if available), have the teacher verbally quiz you over the material.

 

 Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

Review the initial material (from the website) and retake the online test in a week (if available).

 

 

Click here F to return to Science Homepage.