8.L.4 Understand the evolution of organisms and landforms based on evidence, theories and processes that impact the Earth over time

8.L.4.1 – Summarize the use of evidence drawn from geology, fossils, and comparative anatomy to form the basis for biological classification systems and the theory of evolution.
8.L.4.2 – Explain the relationship between genetic variation and an organism’s ability to adapt to its environment.



An awesome case of mimicry…these are orchids, not monkeys.  Monkey orchids:

monkey orchids

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hominid recreations