The concepts of adaptation, classification, evolution and speciation are brought to life through the observation of primates, the comparison of skulls and a couple of games, one of which will be outside in one of the sections of the zoo. Click HERE for a more detailed outline of the program.
- Unit B: Ecosystems & Population Change
- Compare Lamarckian and Darwinian explanations of evolutionary change.
- Summarize and describe lines of evidence to support the evolution of modern species from ancestral forms.
- Describe modern evolutionary theories.
- Unit D: Changes in Living Systems
- Describe the adaptation of species over time due to variation in a population, population size and environmental change.
- Describe evidence for evolution by natural selection.
- Compare gradual evolution with punctuated equilibrium.
5 hours (includes 1 hour lunch break)
9.30am-2.30pm (Please let us know if you need an altered start or finish time)
Maximum 2 per day, classroom dependent
Program Fees for 18/19 school year:
$350 September - November
$300 December - February (add on a self-guided backpack for free!*)
$360 March - April
Availability: September - April
Maximum 37 students