This activity allows students to investigate and develop their own theories as to why some species of birds have become flightless, including those of the Galapagos.

Learning objectives

  • Science: Investigate the evolution of flightless birds.
  • Understand and explain differences between species.

Students' outcomes

  • To use information sources and scientific knowledge to understand and explain the evolution of flightless birds.

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The Evolution of Flightless Birds

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