Unit 3C

Unit Title: Natural Selection/Evolution
Unit Time Frame: 2-3 weeks

Unit Overview
During this unit, students will explore how external
and internal factors contribute to the survival or
extinction of a species over time?

Essential Learning
Survival is influenced by genetic inheritance
and interaction with the environment

Key Concepts

--Infer how traits are passed genetically
--Analyze the factors that affect changes in environment
--Identify genetic traits that make organisms more likely
to survive and reproduce in a particular environment

Unit Standards
Teacher Resources
Standards Scoring Matrix
Science/Engineering Practices
Cross-Cutting Concepts

Nature of Science