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Table 2 Outline of instructional activities from Day 6 of each teacher’s instructional unit on evolution

From: Decentralized thinking and understanding of evolution in K-12 evolution education

TEACHER A TEACHER B TEACHER C TEACHER D
DAY 6 LESSON TOPIC: Natural Selection & Evidence for Evolution DAY 6 LESSON TOPIC: Natural Selection DAY 6 LESSON TOPIC: Thoughts and Ideas on Evolution of “Anything” DAY 6 LESSON TOPIC: Evidence for Evolution & Changes in Populations
Foldable activity on Natural Selection: Defining fitness, adaptation, survival of the fittest, struggle for existence Written Warm-Up Questions: Evidence for Evolution, Natural Selection vs. Artificial Selection, Adaptations Creation of 30-sec. evolutionary music videos (the evolution of any one thing) Written Warm-Up Questions: Biological fitness, adaptations, overview of natural selection, evidence for evolution
Teacher relay of information: Evolution of Hawaiian Crickets Natural Selection Candy Grab Simulation Teacher-led lecture & presentation; guided notes: Evolution of populations, sources of variation
Teacher-led demonstration: Using playing cards to represent gene shuffling