Ch 23: FTCE Biology: Evolution & Social Behavior of Animals

About This Chapter

Learn about animal communication, family structure and innate behavior with these lessons and videos. You should be ready for these types of questions on the FTCE Biology exam after completing this chapter.

FTCE Biology: Evolution & Social Behavior of Animals - Chapter Summary

Use our video lessons and quizzes to learn about the evolution of animals and humans and how social behavior has evolved. This instruction will help you prepare for related questions on the FTCE Biology exam. After watching these lessons, you should be able to:

  • Give examples of innate and learned behavior
  • Discuss social behavior in animals
  • Compare the merits of social systems with individual fitness
  • Analyze the theory of demographic transition
  • Define Circadian rhythm
  • Describe ways that animals communicate
  • Explain stages and traditions in family life

These brief, engaging videos are accompanied by written transcripts so you can read along if you wish. There are video timelines with jump features that let you easily go back to parts of the lessons that require further review, and if you need more help, you can contact the instructor.

Objectives of the FTCE Biology: Evolution & Social Behavior of Animals Chapter

Florida mandates that anyone who wants certification as a biology teacher must pass the FTCE Biology exam. Questions on the material in this chapter on evolution and social behavior are in the FTCE's section on knowledge of evolutionary mechanisms, which comprises 10% of the total of 120 multiple-choice questions. You can practice answering questions in this format and assess your knowledge of the subject with the exams included at the end of each of our video lessons.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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