The Orange Circle Theory (Day #2 of 3)

Unit 6: 6) Exploring Change ("The Theory of Natural Selection")
Lesson 11 of 15

Objective: 1. Construct an explanation based on the evidence that the process of evolution primarily results from four factors, including reproductive potential, heritable variation, scarcity of resources, and survival of the fittest. (HS-LS4-2) 2. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how natural selection leads to adaptation of populations. (HS-LS4-4)

Big Idea: The Theory of Natural Selection can be thought of an on-going cycle whereby generations of populations encounter an ever changing environment that selects winners and losers. To the winners go the spoils!

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Science, natural selection (Evolution), variation (Evolution), reproductive potential, Speciation, theory (Scientific Method), case study, mental model, adaptation, reproduction, selection, Charles Darwin, finches, generations, species, Survival of the Fittest
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