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ACTIVITY Explain (15 min): Direct instruction and content delivery Summarize the evidence for evolution via a lecture, class discussion, and/or analysis of case studies.
For example: LECTURE OR CLASS DISCUSSION Elaborate (25 min): Direct instruction and content delivery Instruct students to use Deep Tree to create a phylogenetic tree poster or digital presentation for the seven species that you presented in the introductory activity. The Lab Report functionality (located on the upper right corner of the page if students are logged in) allows students to track their completion of the video quizzes and print out a record of it.
The Evolution Lab is best used as an introduction to an evolution unit.
Students should possess prerequisite knowledge of the structure of DNA in order to complete several of the missions.
Shape of Life Shape of Life is a series of short classroom videos that depict evolution of the animal kingdom on Earth.