Diversity- Quarter 2

 

  • Learning Targets

  • 2.1  I can explain why some organisms are more likely to survive and have offspring. (7.1.1.2.3, 7.1.3.4.1, 7.1.3.4.2, 7.4.3.2.3)

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  • 2.2  I can explain the relationships between the characteristics of an organism, its genes, and the environment. (7.4.3.1.1, 7.4.3.1.2, 7.4.3.1.3, 7.4.3.2.4m 7.4.4.1.1)

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  • 2.3  I can use the features of several organisms to hypothesize how closely the organisms are related. (7.4.3.2.1, 7.4.3.2.2)

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Where's the Octopus?  Science Friday Video Link to Adaptations and Camouflage  

Other camouflaging animals

Hawaii:  Islands of Paradis Video Links  Part 1  Part 2   Part 3  

Stick Insects Video    Lab Intro

Walking Sticks Lab Part 1

Walking Sticks Lab

Practice genotype and phenotype problems with the Larkey in a simulation  

 

Darwin Finch Video

Beaks of Finches

The Arthropod Story