I ask the students to get a computer and navigate to edmodo where i have posted the peppered moths guided notes sheetthe sheet guides the students through the peppered moths interactive created by craig davis in the peppered moths activity students first explore the life cycle of the peppered moth continue on to the impact of pollution and kettlewells experiment. Our nature deprived students may have difficulty with some of the ideas that underlie the story of the peppered moth some context for them is found in the evolution of the peppered moth there are many other free choices some with simpler language and explanations i chose this one because it uses a great deal of the lessons vocabulary. Seventh grade answer for peppered moth creator openofficeorg public library file id 86383338e by penny jordan kettlewells experiment as they do so they are simply gathering information sp8 2 what animals eat the peppered moth predators. About this time around 1830 a melanic form of the peppered moth becomes increasingly common in contemporary moth collections the melanic form is camouflaged on dark tree branches through the 19th century the melanic form increased in frequency until near industrial regions it was the normal type of the moth. This natural selection peppered moths interactive is suitable for 7th 8th grade can human activity influence the colors of moths the simulation explains how pollution changed the color of tree bark which led to the survival of a different variation of moths it also discusses the shift back as air quality improves
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