Approximate time for teacher preparation: 20 min.
Approximate time in classroom: one 50 min. lessons.
Normal classroom supervision. Disclaimer: the authors of this teaching material will not be held responsible for any injury or damage to persons or properties that might occur in its use.
Preparation and list of materials
Arrange colour print outs of student sheets 1-5 around the room.
Provide each student with their own copy of the Construction Explanations Lifeline.
Critique claims: Use evidence to support or refute claims for why mammoths became extinct.
Evolution: Explain how a change in the environment can leave a species less well adapted which may lead to extinction.
Look for the slide presentation “Why did mammoths become extinct” on the TEMI slideshare page: