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Unit 6 Daily Journal Topics
Journal Topics vary depending on your teacher!

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Mr. G's Journals:


 1/20 #1 Read about Charles Darwin in your textbook on pages 193-194 and summarize.

 1/23 #2 Read pages 18-19 of Darwin's introduction to The Origin of Species (available in your team's bin). Summarize and explain. Discussion in class.

 1/24 #3 Natural Selection in Salmon: Read and study page 197 in your textbook.  Explain how salmon tails can change through natural selection.

 1/25 #4 Read about vestigial organs and similar structures on pages 212-213.  Write a summary.

 1/26 #5 Read about genetic evidence supports evolution on pages 215-216. Write a summary.

 1/27 #6 Read about extinction on pages 207-208. Write a summary.

 1/30 #7 Glue stick the comparative elephant sketch in your journal.  Compare the anatomy of the 1. Asian Elephant with the 2. African Elephant.  Last, explain how these changes may have come about through natural selection.

 1/31 #8 Video Journal: What do you get when you cross a mouse with a mango? Click HERE to view the FULL video.

 2/1 #9 Video Journal: In the Beginning There Was Soup and Why Don't Horses Have Wheels? - Take notes and/or write a summary.  These sections are towards the end of the video starting at 17:03. Click HERE to view the FULL video.

 2/2 #10 Summarize the BIG IDEA and KEY CONCEPTS for Unit 6. Use page 182.


Mr. Rubens' Journals: (tentative!)-See BELOW for Mr. R's PowerPoints!

1/25/16-Read p.186-188. What is a POPULATION?  List 2 different factors that affect populations over time.

1/26/16-Read p.191-192. Describe EVOLUTION. List 2 scientists who made significant contributions. Click HERE to view the FULL video.

1/27/16-Read p.193-194. Who was CHARLES DARWIN? What is he MOST FAMOUS for?

1/28/16-Read p.195-197. Cornell Notes: ARTIFICIAL SELECTION, NATURAL SELECTION, ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS, SPECIATION

1/29/16-Read p.196. What is an ADAPTATION? List 2 examples of adaptations.

2/1/16-Read p.204-205. What are ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS (limiting factors)? List 3 examples.

2/2/16-Read p.203-204. Describe the DIFFERENCE between IMMIGRATION vs. EMIGRATION.

2/3/16-Read p.210-216. What are 3 TYPES OF EVIDENCE that SUPPORT EVOLUTION? Click HERE for the first video,  Click HERE for the second video

2/4/16-Read p.211. Explain what an ANCESTOR is.

2/5/16-Reread p.212. What is a VESTIGIAL ORGAN? List 2 examples.

2/8/16-Unit 6 Journal Book Scavenger Hunt Quiz


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2/1: Read pages 18-19 of Darwin's introduction to The Origin of Species (available in your team's bin). Summarize and explain. Discussion in class.

2/2: Read about Charles Darwin in your textbook on pages 193-194 and summarize

2/3: Online Journal: Genetic Drift and Natural Selection

2/4: Natural Selection in Salmon: Read and study page 197 in your textbook.  Explain how salmon tails can change through natural selection.

2/5: There is no regular journal today to accommodate completion of Cornell notes.

2/8: Video Journal: What do you get when you cross a mouse with a mango? Click HERE to view the FULL video.

2/9: Glue stick the comparative elephant sketch in your journal.  Compare the anatomy of the 1. Asian Elephant with the 2. African Elephant.  Last, explain how these changes may have come about through natural selection.

2/10: Read about vestigial organs and similar structures on pages 212-213.  Write a summary.

2/11: Field Trip Today, no class and no journal

2/16: Play Unit 6 Quiz 2 Battleship and Challenge Board Reviews to help you prepare for the quiz.

2/17: Online Journal: Darwin Exhibit and Oceans Wild Field Trip Reflection

2/18: Read page 214 including the diagram.  Summarize and explain what type of evolutionary evidence is embryonic comparison of organisms and why.

2/19: Field Trip Today, no journal

2/22: Video Journal: Watch the two videos on Evolution Evidence and Platypus Evolution Research.  Summarize and/or take notes.  Click HERE for the first video. Click HERE for the second video.

2/23: Video Journal: In the Beginning There Was Soup and Why Don't Horses Have Wheels? - Take notes and/or write a summary.  These sections are towards the end of the video starting at 17:03. Click HERE to view the FULL video.

2/24: Origin of Species, Chapter 4 - Natural Selection; Survival of the Fittest: Choose one sentence from the handout in your bin.  Copy this sentence to your journal and explain what it means.

2/25: Video Journal: What's a podcast?  Click HERE to view the video.

2/26: No journal.  Unit 6 Test today.

3/1-3/8: There are no regular journals to allow ample time for your podcast.

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