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This Week’s Learning Target(s)
  • Describe the biological species concept.
  • Explain how reproductive isolation can lead to speciation.
  • List types of reproductive barriers between species.
  • Distinguish between microevolution and macroevolution.
  • Explain how the diversity of life on Earth has led to the need for a system of taxonomy, including the use of binomial nomenclature.
  • Describe the three domains of classification in the current tree of life and why scientists have made modifications to these classification systems throughout history.
  • Explain the purpose of a cladogram.
  • Use a cladogram to explain evolutionary relationships between species.
  • Analyze the evidence of human evolution.
  • Describe two key evolutionary adaptations in the origin of humans.
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Date Lesson Topics Assignments
Monday
04/16
· No School – Professional Development  
Tuesday
04/17
· Describe the biological species concept.
· Explain how reproductive isolation can lead to speciation.
· List types of reproductive barriers between species.
· Distinguish between microevolution and macroevolution.
· Notes: The Origin of Species Homework
· Read Section 17.1-17.2 Review 17.1 Key Terms Review 17.2 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Wednesday, 04/18)
Block Day
04/18
· Explain how the diversity of life on Earth has led to the need for a system of taxonomy, including the use of binomial nomenclature.
· Describe the three domains of classification in the current tree of life and why scientists have made modifications to these classification systems throughout history.
· Explain the purpose of a cladogram.
· Use a cladogram to explain evolutionary relationships between species.
· Fill Out Test Preparation Checklist
· Prezi: Cladistics and Phylogeny
· “Making Cladograms” Online Activity
· “Making Cladograms” Online Activity
 (Due in class)

Homework
· Read Section 17.3-17.4 Review 17.3 Key Terms Review 17.4 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Friday, 04/20)

Friday
04/20
· Analyze the evidence of human evolution.
· Describe two key evolutionary adaptations in the origin of humans.
· Video: Your Inner Monkey · Your Inner Monkey Video Worksheet
 (Due in class)