S7L5. Students will examine the evolution of living organisms through inherited characteristics that promote survival of organisms and the survival of successive generations of their offspring.
a. Explain that physical characteristics of organisms have changed over successive generations (e.g. Darwin’s finches and peppered moths of Manchester).
b. Describe ways in which species on earth have evolved due to
c. Trace evidence that the fossil record found in sedimentary rock provides evidence for the long history of changing life forms.