Topic 3 Practical Ideas

Topic 3 Practical Ideas

I always find it tricky to complete traditional lab activities in this topic but there are some nice activities if you have time and I always visit a zoo if possible. That is one of the most popular field trips that I run!

You can supplement these practical ideas with some data analysis from the Activities for Learning section such as:

Data Analysis of Biodiversity 

3.2 Deep Time 

Caminalcules - Evolutionary Trees

Caminalcules were named in honour of their creator Joseph H. Camin. Camin was interested in the methods used by taxonomists to determine the evolutionary relationships among species. To this end, he generated...

Natural Selection Simulation

This practical activity is a fun way to simulate survival of the fittest. Although the method uses macaroni, you might want to play around and substitute different coloured sweets / candies with a smaller...

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