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Galapagos Islands land of fire

  • 23 April 2018
  • Posted by: Francisco Gallardo
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Galapagos Islands land of fire
Students’ age range: 12-14
Topic: Biogeography
 
Description: First of all I would ask this questions to the students, why don't we find mammals, and other kinf od plants that we find in the in the main land in the islands?; and what kind of animals and plants do we find in the islands? and why. Students have 5 minutes to answer this questions then they share what they write with their class, then they have to complete the collaborati ve work, Students write an essay about what is biogeography and explain how the species arrived to the Galapagos islands and state the reasons that this species could afford the long trip from mainland to the islands and how this influence in their evolution. After this students give their argments to the class. Finally teacher clarify what is biogeography and how the species got to the Galapagos islands. The teacher always gives feedback during the class.

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