Evolution's amazing journey
This was an exercise to keep learners focused on the content of David Attenborough's "Life on Earth" series in an evolutionary context (not simply the animal diversity perspective).
As you watch the video “Life on Earth” your job is to trace the important developments that mark milestones in the evolutionary history of life on earth.

While there are many branches along which we (humans) don't have common ancestors (for example, we aren't directly related to crustaceans no matter how far back you go).  At any rate, every time a different type of organism is introduced, you need to note three things about it:

1) The type of organism,
2) the major adaptation it has developed, and
3) the advantage (or advantages) of that adaptation (or adaptations) that allow that organism to be selected for survival.
 

 Organism  Adaptation(s) Evolutionary advantages

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 Organism  Adaptation(s) Evolutionary advantages

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