Weekly Outline

A Complete Record of Daily Activities
This Week’s Learning Target(s)
  • Pose scientific questions about a group of organisms whose relatedness is described by a phylogenetic tree or cladogram in order to (1) identify shared characteristics, (2) make inferences about the evolutionary history of the group, and (3) identify character data that could extend or improve the phylogenetic tree.
  • Evaluate evidence provided by a data set in conjunction with a phylogenetic tree or a simple cladogram to determine evolutionary history and speciation.
  • Create a phylogenetic tree or simple cladogram that correctly represents evolutionary history and speciation from a provided data set.
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Date Lesson Topics Assignments
Monday
02/18
· No School – Presidents Day · Read Concepts 26.1-26.3
· Answer Guided Reading Questions
 (Due Thursday, 02/21)
Tuesday
02/19
· No School – Professional Learning · Read Concepts 26.4-26.6
· Answer Guided Reading Questions
 (Due Thursday, 02/21)
Thursday
02/21

· Tree of Life Videos
· Notes: Cladistics
· Example Cladograms:

· Making Cladograms

· Making Cladograms
 (Due Friday, 02/22)
· Phylogenetic Analysis Pre-Lab Activity
 (Due Friday, 02/22 Before Lab)
Friday
02/22
· Introduce Phylogenetic Analysis Lab
· Download Software
· Example Articles:

· Work on Phylogenetic Analysis Article
 (Due Friday, 03/01)
· Finish Guided Reading Questions
 (Due Monday, 02/25)
· Unit 7 Online Exam
 (Due Wednesday, 02/27 by 7:45 am)