McCarter Biology

Biology IS Life

Whale Evolution


“What is the Evidence for Evolution?”

Learning Goals:  Investigate the changes in whales over time ;  to explain how whale anatomy, fossils, and DNA sequences provide evidence for evolution.

Key Concepts: phylogeny, evolution, natural selection, convergent evolution, homologous structures, vestigial structures, fossils, geologic time and relative dating

Macroevolution powerpoint – (click here fore the PDF version)homework will be on slides 16-21.

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Whale Evolution Web-Based Lab The timeline stripsThe whale DNA strips.

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