Weekly Outline 31

A Complete Record of Daily Activities
This Week’s Learning Target(s)
  • Describe how evolution can refine existing adaptations.
  • Explain how existing structures can take on new functions through evolution.
  • Explain the role of developmental biology in understanding evolutionary change.
  • Explain the significance of gene pools in understanding evolution.
  • Explain what is meant by the term fitness.
  • Tell how genetic drift, gene flow, mutation, and natural selection lead to changes in gene pools.
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DateLesson TopicsAssignments
Monday
03/30
· Quiz over Evidence of Evolution
· Notes: Evolution is a Remodeling Process
· Video: Evolution of the Eye
Homework
· Locate Article for Journal Article Review
 (Must be approved by April 23rd)
Tuesday
03/31
· Video: Your Inner Fish· Your Inner Fish Video Worksheet
 (Due in class)
Block Day
04/02
· Explain the role of developmental biology in understanding evolutionary change.
· Video: Genes Control Body Segmentation
· Genes Determine Body Patterns Website
· Genes Determine Body Patterns Worksheet
 (Due Friday, 04/06)

Homework
· Read Sections 11.1 & 11.2 Review 11.1 Key Terms Review 11.2 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Friday, 04/06)

Friday
04/03
· Describe the significance of genetic variation within a population, and identify sources of genetic variation.
· Explain the significance of gene pools in understanding evolution.
· Explain what is meant by the term fitness.
· Tell how genetic drift, gene flow, mutation, and natural selection lead to changes in gene pools.
· Notes: Microevolution
· Microevolution Simulation
Homework
· Work on Journal Article Review
 (Due Monday, 05/07)