Evolution in action

Materials modified from Vaughn Cooper’s Evolving STEM by Ellen Parchen and R. L. Boyles. For more information, contact Matthew Herron at xprinceps@gmail.com.

Background resources:

Prokaryotic origins and classification (pdf)

How to think about the system (pdf)

Rise of the wrinkly spreader (pdf)

Genetic causes of wrinkly spreader (pdf)

Teacher resources:

Teachers’ complete packet (pdf)

Teaching evolution in action presentation (pptx)

Evolution pre-assessment (Google doc)

Pre-assessment rubric (pdf)

Pseudomonas fluorescens protocol (pdf)

Equipment list (pdf)

Media prep recipes (pdf)

NGSS connections (pdf)