Adaptations of Life Over Time - Grade 7 Science - Unit 4

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The SLVBOCES has "enhanced" this curriculum overview sample by prioritizing the Learning Objectives students should learn during this unit. They are prioritized "to help teachers know how much time they should be devoting to a sparticular objective. Learning objective prioroties are color coded as follows: red - most important, blue - next most important, and black - least critical.

Inquiry Questions (Engaging - Debatable):

  • Is there strength in diversity? How does diversity impact species survival?
  • Why can we find evidence of life on top of mountains?
  • Why is the relationship between nature and nurture important for survival of a species?
  • How would the world be different if organisms did not change over time?

Concepts: change, evidence, time, extinction, traits, adaptation, interaction, survival, reproduction, environment, theory, biological evolution, diversity, organisms, differential survival, reproductive success, evolution, resistance, genetic traits, species