Week of April 29-May 3
Objective: I will learn what the Fossil record reveals about acient life.
Monday, April 29
Lesson objective: I will understand how the fossil record inconjuction with the geological events have helped shape out understanding of ancient life.
Opener: What does a paleontologist do?
Closer: How does radiometric dating help me understand the time-line of the earth’s history?
H.O. 19.1 worksheet and turn in during class.
- Read 19.2
Tuesday, April 30
Lesson objective: I will understand patterns that affected evolution.
Opener: What is the difference between background extinciton and mass extinction?
Closer: Please explain in a paragraph what coevolution is?
- Discuss 19.2 (Click for a link)
- H.O. 19.2 worksheet
Wednesday, May 1
Lesson objective: I will show that I have a solid understanding of how scientist discovered the patterns of evolution
Opener: I will ask a question about the patterns of evolution that still is confusing to me.
Closer: I will reflect on how well I understood patterns of evolution and will make plans for mastering the material of all chapter 19
- H.I. 19.2 worksheet
- Formative exam over 19.1 & 19.2
- Assign 19.3 to read
Thursday May 2
Lesson objective: I will understand the theories that help explain how organic molecules assembled into organic molecules in acient times.
Opener: Who were the two scientists that get credit for suggesting the organic molecules could be assembled in the ancient earth?
Closer: What molecule was believed to come first, RNA or DNA?
- Discuss 19.3 (click for a link)
- Hand out 19.3 worksheet, Complete in Class
Friday, May 3
Lesson objective: I will demonstrate that I understand the material of chapter 19
Opener: I will as a classmate to my side for an answer to one of my troublesome topics of chapter 19.
Closer: I will ask for help if the answer was not clear enough for me to fully understand.
- Review Ch 19
- Hand in 19.3
- Summative exam over Ch. 19
- read 26.1