5.0 BIODIVERSITY AND CHANGE



UNIT: Biodiversity and change, pt.1 (ADAPTATIONS + FORM/FUNCTION OF LIVING THINGS)

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Prerequisite Skills: A basic understanding of cell structure and processes, and basic chemistry skills.
CLE 3210.5.1 Associate structural, functional, and behavioral adaptations with the ability of organisms to survive under various environmental conditions.
CLE 3210.5.2 Analyze the relationship between form and function in living things.
-----SPI 3210.5.1 Compare and contrast the structural, functional, and behavioral adaptations of animals or plants found in different environments.(APBA)
-----SPI 3210.5.2 Recognize the relationship between form and function in living things. (APBA)

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VOCABULARY:

TYPE LESSONS:

  • A-Activity
  • CP=cut and paste
  • EC=extra credit
  • F=foldables,lapbook, interactive notebook
  • GO=graphic organizer
  • H=handout
  • LC=learning center
  • N=notes
  • PC=podcast
  • PP=powerpoint
  • PT=pre/post test
  • Q=quiz,test
  • V-videoEC=extra credit
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UNIT: Biodiversity and change, pt. 2 (NATURAL SELECTION + THEORY OF EVOLUTION)
ESTIMATED TIME:
CLE + SPI’S:
CLE 3210.5.3 Explain how genetic variation in a population and changing environmental conditions are associated with adaptation and the emergence of new species.
CLE 3210.5.4 Summarize the supporting evidence for the theory of evolution.
-----SPI 3210.5.3 Recognize the relationships among environmental change, genetic variation, natural selection, and the emergence of a new species. (APBA)

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MATERIALS:
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
  • S complete vocabulary word wall sheet
  • S make foldable or graphic organizer
  • S complete
  • S do
  • S do
  • S do

ASSESSMENT:
  • T made test
  • EOC related practice questions
  • 3210.5.3 Associate fossil data with biological and geological changes in the environment.
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UNIT: Biodiversity and change, pt. 3 (AMOUNT OF BIODIVERSITY + ABILITY TO ADAPT CHANGING ENVIRONMENT)
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CLE + SPI’S:
CLE 3210.5.5 Explain how evolution contributes to the amount of biodiversity.
-------SPI 3210.5.4 Describe the relationship between the amount of biodiversity and the ability of a population to adapt to a changing environment. (APBA)
ESSENTIAL QUESTION:
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MATERIALS:
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
  • S complete vocabulary word wall sheet
  • S make foldable or graphic organizer
  • S complete
  • S do
  • S do
  • S do

ASSESSMENT:
  • T made test
  • EOC related practice questions
  • 3210.5.4 Analyze a variety of models, samples, or diagrams to demonstrate the genetic relatedness of organisms.
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UNIT: Biodiversity and change, pt.4 (CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM)
ESTIMATED TIME:
CLE + SPI’S:
CLE 3210.5.6 Explore the evolutionary basis of modern classification systems.
-------SPI 3210.5.5 Apply evidence from the fossil record, comparative anatomy, amino acid sequences, and DNA structure that support modern classification systems. (APBA)
-------SPI 3210.5.6 Infer relatedness among different organisms using modern classification systems.


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DICHOTOMOUS KEYS:

ASSESSMENT:
  • T made test
  • EOC related practice questions
  • 3210.5.5 Use a dichotomous key to identify an unknown organism.
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