Rhode Island Standards
RI.LS3. Life Science: Groups of organisms show evidence of change over time (structures, behaviors, and biochemistry).
LS3 (5-8) POC-9. Cite examples supporting the concept that certain traits of organisms may provide a survival advantage in a specific environment and therefore, an increased likelihood to produce offspring.
LS3 (7-8)-9. Students demonstrate an understanding of Natural Selection/ evolution by...
9d. Explaining how natural selection leads to evolution (e.g., survival of the fittest).
9e. Describing how scientists' understanding of the way species originate or become extinct has changed over time.