Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
apply the concept of natural selection as a central concept in illustrating evolution theory.
Examine human history by describing the progression from early hominids to modern humans.
Analyze how natural selection leads to speciation.
Evaluate survival of the fittest in terms of species that have remained unchanged over long periods of time.
Analyze the evidence to support various theories of evolution (gradualism, punctuated equilibrium).
Relate changes in the environment to various organisms’ ability to compensate using homeostatic mechanisms.
Analyze how genotypic and phenotypic variation can result in adaptations that influence an organism’s success in an environment.
Identify a species that became extinct due to human actions and explain what occurred.