6-8 Life Science: Evolution

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Grades 6-8 Life Science: Disease and Infection in the Human Body

Take your children on a journey back in time to explore the history of life. In this fun and interactive unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will walk through geologic time and travel with Darwin aboard the H.M.S. Beagle to learn about evolution. With over 35 activities and 20 hands-on exercises, your children will be fascinated from beginning to end. Each chapter includes a variety of activities, including videos, hands-on projects, interactive websites, readings, worksheets, charts, games, and much more to make learning fun and relevant!

This unit study is part of our life science core curriculum series for grades 6-8. The time needed to complete this unit study will vary for each child, but you should expect to spend approximately 40 hours.

Take a peek inside:
The development of life on earth
The history of life
Geologic time
Fossils
Paleontology
The nature of science
Evidence of evolution
Historical context of evolution theory
Charles Darwin
Natural and artificial selection
Variations in species
Adaptations in species
Genetic inheritance
The role of reproduction in evolution
Extinction
The tree of life
Phylogenetics
Human biological evolution
Common ancestors
Human characteristics
Careers in evolution science
Controversy over evolution
Evolution in everyday life
and much more!

All activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more. At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That’s why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, music, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!



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