Posted by: mrborden | April 19, 2015

Week 31 Charles Darwin + Research Assignment


April 20 2015
QFD: I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed. Shakespeare

Essential Question of the Day : describe in a few sentences why Charles Darwin I’d the considered the father of evolution

This weeks common core objective : HS LS 4-3 Students who demonstrate understanding can: Apply concepts of statistics and probability to support explanations that organisms with an advantageous heritable trait tend to increase in proportion to organisms lacking this trait.

Today’s performance objective: students will view film on Charles Darwin and take notes on every aspect of his life and then will take a quiz
1) film on Charles Darwin
2) introduction of research assignment and topics due by May 15
3) most dangerous animals

Questions – Charles Darwin Biography (2014)
1) if Charles Darwin was 22 in 1831 , what year was he born ?
2) what country was he born in ?
3) what profession was hid father ?
4) Darwin attended what college?
5) the name of the ship that Darwin sailed around the world in was the ?
6) the first book that influenced Darwin was about ?
7) Darwin found giant fossils above the city of ? In South America
8) these giant footprints were thought to belong to ?
9) Darwin friend pat helped him to explain the descendants of ?
10) Darwin started his trip revealing the explanation of ? Ology
11) fixity of species means ?
12) transmutation is ?
13) according to Darwin, a new species consists of ?
14) what is meant by the term “hybridization” ?
15) Darwin spent only_____ weeks in ________?
16) Darwin married his _______________ in 1865
17) The Origin of Species was first published in?
18) What did Darwin reveal was responsible for new information concerning genetics?
19) Why are Charles Darwins theories still controversial today?
20) explain why Charles Darwin could be considered the Father of Atheism ?

April 21 2015
QFD: When People say nothing is impossible, but Some people do nothing every day.

Essential Question of the Day : compare and contrast Darwins theories of natural selection with other views at the time of his discovery

This weeks common core objective : HS LS 4-3 Students who demonstrate understanding can: Apply concepts of statistics and probability to support explanations that organisms with an advantageous heritable trait tend to increase in proportion to organisms lacking this trait.

Today’s performance objective:
To achieve 70percent or greater on the quiz
1) quiz CD
2) pages 3-6 on google docs assignment

April 22 2015
QFD: I tried to be normal once. Worst two minutes of my life.
Essential Question of the Day : analyze the work Darwin completed on finches and bird beak sizes
This weeks common core objective : HS LS 4-3 Students who demonstrate understanding can: Apply concepts of statistics and probability to support explanations that organisms with an advantageous heritable trait tend to increase in proportion to organisms lacking this trait.

Today’s performance objective: students will demonstrate and understanding of evolution by creating a picture flow map of a species they choose from the Galápagos Islands
April 23 2015
QFD: Out of all the lies I’ve told, “Just kidding!” is my favorite.

Essential Question of the Day : Evaluate the work by Charles Darwin and some misconceptions or additional information that has been provided by scientists since his death

This weeks common core objective : HS LS 4-3 Students who demonstrate understanding can: Apply concepts of statistics and probability to support explanations that organisms with an advantageous heritable trait tend to increase in proportion to organisms lacking this trait.

Today’s performance objective: students will complete a text from questions they wrote last week
1) test evolution and Charles Darwin


1) Types of Natural Selection
April 24 2015
QFD: People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made. Joan rivers

Essential Question of the Day : why are finches a good example of natural selection?

This weeks common core objective : HS LS 4-3 Students who demonstrate understanding can: Apply concepts of statistics and probability to support explanations that organisms with an advantageous heritable trait tend to increase in proportion to organisms lacking this trait.

Today’s performance objective:
Students will perform a lab to analyze bird beak sizes and food sources
1) bird beak lab

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Responses

  1. Borden I shared my intro with you on google drive can you read it please?

  2. Borden are you going to put tomorrow’s quiz on here??

  3. is the quiz still open?

    • Yes but concerning your inattentive behavior and constant reminder about headphones I shouldn’t let u take it …. But because u have a great father , go ahead and try

      • This is Cam’s mother, I think his dad is great too. Cam will be retaking the quiz now.

      • Sorry didn’t want to imply he doesn’t have a wonderful mother as well .. Good to hear he is doing the test .. He also needs 10.2 from google classroom done as well by tomorrow


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