Tuesday, February 03, 2009

On February 03, 2009, Students wrote in their Journals the answer to the questions: What is Evolution and What is Natural Selection? They watched a video called Toxic Newts that can be found at this link:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/01/3/l_013_07.html
They also watched the video clip titled How Does Evolution Really Happen? that can be found at this link:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/educators/teachstuds/svideos.html

On January 27, 2009, Students wrote down the following questions in the Journal Section of their binders:
1. How does the scientific meaning of a term like theory differ from the way it is used in everyday life?
2. Can the "facts" of science change over time?
3. Who was Charles Darwin?
4. How did public opinion of his day affect Charles Darwin's willingness to publish the Origin of Species?
Students may watch and review the video clips Isn't Evolution Just A Theory? and Who Was Charles Darwin? at this web site:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/educators/teachstuds/svideos.html

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