(you must first see me before doing one of these)
Report on one of the following subjects (no more than one 10 point assignment
per grading term unless permission is given for more than one):
10 points: Discuss both sexual and
asexual modes of reproduction in Starfish. Asexual fragmentation occurs when a
starfish is cut into pieces and some of them develop into new starfish. How big
does the starfish part have to be to develop into a new starfish?
10 points: Causes of Mass
Extinctions of animals (as shown in the fossil record).
10 points: How do whales
communicate, and can people mimic their communication style to have them swim
10 points: Rhesus monkeys lifestyle,
habits, and habitat. Also, address the question of whether the diet of pregnant
female monkeys affects what gender their young will be.
10 points: What genes determine fur
color in mice and how do they work.
10 points: How do Snowshoe rabbits
change their fur color (white in winter snow & brownish gray in summer)?
10 points: Is the gender of turtles
determined by temperature of egg incubation? If so, how does it work?
10 points: Tyrannosaurus
front arm purpose: What did this dinosaur use its front arms for? Compare this
dinosaur with other creatures that have similar anatomy (such as a kangaroo,
10 points: Origin of life research:
What is the latest thinking on how life may have first came
Include in your report a Bibliography listing a
minimum of three references that show where you got your information from for