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QOD: 2/10-11, 8 minutes individual

! Mid

Quarter ends this Friday and we are


beginning a new unit today. Time for a
POL reflection!

! 1

stamp: Complete the POL reflection on


your desk.
! 2 stamps: Write down everything you
know about Evolution (at least 3 bullet
points).

Understanding Evolution Day 1


Open notebook
! Date and title your
notes: 2 Evolution
Case Studies
! 9 slides
! 20 minutes
!

As you listen to
the case studies,
think about what
they have in
common.

Case #1: The Peppered Moth


Light-colored/
speckled moths
! Common in England
! Blend in very well
with birch tree
trunks
! Nocturnal rest on
trees during the day
!

Case #1: The Peppered Moth


Occasionally, moths
would be dark !
rare
! What do you notice
about the two moths
on the birch tree?
! Which moth is more
likely to be a meal
for a bird?
!

Case #1: The Peppered Moth


Industrial Revolution
in England
! Soot from burning
coal covered the
environment
! Which moth is easier
to spot on a darker
tree trunk?
!

Case #1: The Peppered Moth

Pause. Knowledge Check


answer in your notes (use complete sentences)
1.

Originally, the moths were commonly:


A) light-colored
B) dark-colored

2.

Later, the moths were commonly:


A) light-colored
B) dark-colored

3.

What event happened in the middle?

Case #2: Antibiotic Resistance


!

Staph infections
Often affect skin
Common in hospitals

Caused by bacteria
called Staphylococcus
aureus
! Treated with
antibiotics
!

Methicillin

Case #2: Antibiotic Resistance


! Some

(but not all) of the bacteria have


plasmid for resistance to methicillin
! ! variation in the population
! What happens after methicillin is applied?

Case #2: Antibiotic Resistance

Case #2: Antibiotic Resistance


The resistant
bacteria survive and
multiply
! ! the infection gets
worse and harder to
treat
! MRSA = Methicillin
Resistant
Staphylococcus
aureus
!

Case #2: Antibiotic Resistance

Pause. Knowledge Check


answer in your notes (use complete sentences)
Originally, bacterial infections were to
treat with antibiotics.

1.

A) easy
B) hard
2.

3.

Recently, bacterial infections are to treat


with antibiotics
A) easier
B) harder

What happened in the middle?

Brainstorm
! With

your teammates and record in your


notebook
What do these 2 case studies have in
common?
What questions might you ask to better
understand these cases?

Vocab Game!
! Same

idea as last time (green cards =


definitions, yellow cards = examples).
! Your definitions must be in your own
words this time to get full credit
This is why the assignment is worth formative
content points you are showing your
learning by writing in your own words.