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Online Lessons for Teachers: Learning Evolution

LESSON 6: 

Why Does Evolution Matter Now?

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Activity 1: Evolution and Antibiotic Resistance

Activity 1: Teacher Notes

Activity 2: Evolution in Your World

Activity 2: Teacher Notes

Additional Activities

When Milk Makes You Sick: A Lesson in Lactose Intolerance
Find out why some groups of people have evolved the ability to digest dairy products and others have not. For most animals, the ability to digest milk ends after infancy. You can experiment with milk and test for lactose, fill in a pedigree chart to show how lactose intolerance is an inherited trait, and learn why some people can digest milk.

 
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