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Teaching Molecular evidence for evolution

Molecular evidence for evolution

Molecular clocks are used to determine how closely two species are related by calculating the number of differences between the species' DNA sequences or amino acid sequences. Molecular evidence for evolution includes that all living things share the same biochemical building blocks.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What evidence have scientists gathered that support the theory of evolution?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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