Say What? A Whale is a Mammal

Unit 7: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
Lesson 5 of 15

Objective: Students will be able to construct an explanation for the anatomical similarities and differences among modern organisms and between modern and fossil organisms to infer evolutionary relationships.

Big Idea: Students learn about the fossil record, the primary type of evidence scientists use to piece together the history of life and to support and refine the theory of evolution.

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