Evolution of mtDNA Webquest

Overview & Concepts

Students will study the details of mitochondria and chloroplasts to gain understand a deeper understanding of how they became organelles and how we can use them to further study evolutionary relationships.

Grade Level: 

Concepts Covered: 

DNA & RNA, chloroplasts, mitochondria, mtDNA, prokaryotes, eukaryotes 

Prior Knowledge Required: 

cell, organelle, mitochondria, chloroplast, DNA

Activity Notes

Days to Teach: 

One Day - 48 minute period

Materials: 

  • mtDNA Student Worksheet
  • Computers

Teaching Tips / Activity Overview: 

  1. Students will go to the website indicated on student worksheet.
  2. Students will navigate through site and answer questions as they go along. 

Assessment: 

Students will be graded on their finished worksheet and some questions dealing with this information will be on the unit exam.

Resources: 

Acknowledgements: 

This lesson was created by Jessica Feerrar.

Academic Standards
Categories & Tags

wholesale jordans shoes

wholesale nike shoes