Monday, September 24, 2007

Change Over Time

This week in class, we will be learning about how Earth and living things have changed over time. Topics of study for the week include:
  • Geologic time
  • Evolution and its evidence
  • Darwin's theory of Natural Selection
  • The impact of random mutations on the survival of a species
We will be working within chapter 1 of unit B and will be participating several classroom activities.

Vocabulary for the week includes:
  1. fossil
  2. unicellular organism
  3. multicellular organism
  4. mass extinction
  5. evolution
  6. natural selection
  7. adaptation
  8. speciation
  9. catastrophe
  10. organism

A vocabulary quiz will conclude the week!