Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016


1. Work on your Natural Selection Cartoon
2. Make notes on this video and write a one pager about how a scientist found a fossil that showed part homonid and part ape. What form does the fossil take?  How do they identify human fossils and how do they know they are looking at something that is part human? Click on the picture below or go to this link: http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/ng-live/berger-lecture-nglive
3.  Next period you will examine our Gladstone Fossil Collection and draw the specimens. Many of the specimens are very small. You may need a disecting microscope or magnifying lens

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Evolutionary Timeline

Announcement: an open book quiz will take place on November 13 and 14 based on all evolution notes so far.  Reminder that our Beaty Museum Field Trip will take place 15th.  Please bring your $8 to class on Thursday and Fri.  Please work on your cartoon of Natural Selection

Slideshow: Geological Time starting with the Big Bang, Hubble Deep Field View, formation of Earth and moon, proceding to the evolutionary timeline

Video: disclaimer, it's a bit of a USA focus/bias near the end