Central Question: How do the process of adaptation influence speciation?
Guiding Thought Question: Write 2-3 sentences about a particular plant or animal using each of the vocabulary words below in the proper context.
Adaptation - The process of change which a species undergoes to be better suited for its environment.
Adaptive Radiation - The diversification of a species into forms filling different ecological niches.
Specialization - Species that develops a characteristic that better allow them to survive in an area.
Today's Learning Objective: Students will learn about the processes of adaptation and their impacts on where species are able to survive by completing a case study of the American Beaver.