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Students can use the different turtles in the Sea Turtle Dichotomous Key Kit as evidence to construct an explanation for how the variations in characteristics among individuals of the same species may provide advantages in surviving, finding mates, and reproducing.
Students can use the Sea Turtle Dichotomous Key Kit to construct an argument that animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.
Students can use the different turtles in the Sea Turtle Dichotomous Key Kit to apply ideas to construct an explanation for the anatomical similarities and differences among modern organisms and between modern and fossil organisms to infer evolutionary relationships.
Students can use Sea Turtle Dichotomous Key Kit in an investigation to construct an explanation based on evidence that describes how genetic variations of traits in a population increase some individuals' probability of surviving and reproducing in a specific environment.
Students can use the different turtles in the Sea Turtle Dichotomous Key Kit to model the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions with multicellular organism.
Students can use the different turtles in the Sea Turtle Dichotomous Key Kit to identify anatomical structures showing common ancestry and biological evolution.
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