California Academy of Sciences: Mapping Mockingbirds

By solving a logic puzzle, students will learn about the speciation of the Galápagos mockingbirds, a group of birds which heavily influenced Darwin’s grand idea of evolution through natural selection.

With all of the necessary evidence provided, your students can practice reading and constructing a branching diagram showing the evolutionary relationships among this group of birds.

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Biology, Evolution
Middle School, High School, Educator
7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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