The Rise and Fall of the Mammoths
5 The Living Environment
Evolution of Life
For Grades: 6-8
Learning Goal 1
Small differences between parents and offspring can accumulate (through selective breeding) in successive generations so that descendants are very different from their ancestors.
Learning Goal 2a
Individual organisms with certain traits are more likely than others to survive and have offspring.
Learning Goal 3a
Many thousands of layers of sedimentary rock provide evidence for the long history of the earth and for the long history of changing life forms whose remains are found in the rocks.