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4. Diversity of Living Things

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BIG IDEA: The types and characteristics of organisms change over time.

                Videos:  Introduction to life

                Food Chain Interactive
                Producers, Consumers, Decomposers Game
                Food Fight (food chains) Game
                Omnivore, Carnivore, Herbivore?
                Energy Pyramid
                Tons more!
              Videos:   Who was Charles Darwin?
                            How does evolution really work?

                Darwin MAP packet used in class
                Natural Selection Game
                Moth Evolution Simulation
                Extinction and Environmental Change
                Bird Land  paper copy

    Lesson 3 Evidence of Evolution
                          How do we know that evolution happens?
                         Surprise! Scientists discover 195-million-year-old soft tissue of dinosaur          
                Fossil Evidence
                Structural Evidence
                Genetic Evidence
                Embryonic Structures

                         Why does evolution matter now?
                         Geologic Time scale
                         Mass Extinctions
                         Fit to be Cloned
                         USA TODAY: Wooly Mammoth to be de-extinct?
                         DNA found in Amber
                Evolution Lab
                Fossil Game
                Fossil Fabricator
                Geologic Time Scale
                What Killed the Dinosaurs? Lab link  BENCHMARK
                Dinosaur Dig Game
                Timeline Creator

                10pt Alternate Assessment
                Branching Diagrams and Dichotomous Keys
                Cladograms explanation

Unit 2
BIG IDEA: Organisms can be characterized by their structures, by the ways they grow and reproduce, and by the ways they interact with their environment.
            Lesson 1 Study Guide
            Quizlet practice
            Microbe Presentation
            Bacteria cell game
            e-bug games and information
            Pathogen Data Entry
            Pathogen Data  
    Lesson 2 Protists and Fungi
            Lesson 2 Study Guide
            Protist Lab
            3 types of protists
            Protists reproduction
            3 types of fungi
            fungi reproduction

            Study guide for check up
            Alt Assessment
            Celery Lab
            Flower Lab
                        Characteristics of the plant kingdom
            Plant structures
            Vascular vs Nonvascular plants
            Plants with seeds/without seeds
        Lesson 4 Plant Processes
            Study guide for Check up
            Alt Assessment
            Project Dichotomous Key
            Photosynthesis interactive
             Parts of a Plant
             Flower Part Practice
            Cellular respiration game
            Transpiration Lab
            Transpiration Lab 2
            NASA plants in space video
            Tropisms Explained