Ch 11: Natural Selection & Evolution Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Natural Selection and Evolution Lesson chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach about how and why living things change as a species over time. The video lessons, quizzes, and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Natural Selection and Evolution Lesson chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday The theory of evolution and Charles Darwin The theory of how species changed over time; Darwin's work and how it explained natural selection; genetic diversity
Tuesday Natural selection The ways in which natural selection occurs
Wednesday Adaptation The process by which living things adapt to changing conditions
Thursday Microevolution Changes within a population
Friday Macroevolution Changes at the species level or higher

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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