Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Explain the mechanisms of biological evolution.
Interpret data from fossil records, anatomy and physiology, and DNA studies relevant to the theory of evolution.
analyze data from fossil records, similarities in anatomy and physiology, embryological studies and DNA studies that are relevant to the theory of evolution.
Compare modern day descendants of extinct species and propose possible scientific accounts for their present appearance.
describe the factors (e.g., isolation, differential reproduction) affecting gene frequency in a population over time and their consequences.
Describe changes that illustrate major events in the earth’s development based on a time line.
Evaluate specific adaptations plants and animals have made that enable them to survive in different climates.
Identify a species and explain how its adaptations are related to its niche in the environment.
Identify and explain criteria used by scientists for categorizing organisms as threatened, endangered or extinct.
Explain the theory of evolution by interpreting data from fossil records, similarities in anatomy and physiology, or DNA studies that are relevant to the theory of evolution.