Evidence for Evolution (Part 1)

This lesson focuses on the formation of fossils and how their existence provides evidence for evolution.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is evolution?

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Q2.The theory of evolution states that all life evolved from what?

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Q3.Which species most recently shared a common ancestor with P. campbelli? (Image: Wikipedia- Michaplot - Phodopus Cladogram)

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Q4.What is extinction?

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Q5.Which of the following is NOT a cause of extinction?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is evolution?

1/5

Q2.The theory of evolution states that all life evolved from what?

2/5

Q3.Which species most recently shared a common ancestor with P. campbelli? (Image: Wikipedia- Michaplot - Phodopus Cladogram)

3/5

Q4.What is extinction?

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Q5.Which of the following is NOT a cause of extinction?

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Quiz:

Evidence for Evolution Part 1

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Q1.Where are fossils found?

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Q2.Which of the following is NOT a way that fossils form?

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Q3.How did this fossil form? (Image credit: CCO public domain - Petr Kratochvil -A shell fossil)

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Q4.Tick TWO ways the fossil record provides evidence for evolution

Select two (2) boxes

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Q5.Tick THREE reasons why we cannot be certain of how life developed on Earth

Select three (3) boxes

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Evidence for Evolution Part 1

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Q1.Where are fossils found?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following is NOT a way that fossils form?

2/5

Q3.How did this fossil form? (Image credit: CCO public domain - Petr Kratochvil -A shell fossil)

3/5

Q4.Tick TWO ways the fossil record provides evidence for evolution

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.Tick THREE reasons why we cannot be certain of how life developed on Earth

Select three (3) boxes

5/5

Lesson summary: Evidence for Evolution (Part 1)

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