Classroom Activity

In Evolution in Action: Isolation and Speciation in the Lower Congo Rivera team of scientists, including ichthyologists, geographers, and hydrologists, investigate the Lower Congo River to learn why it supports such amazing biological diversity.

This feature story is an excellent illustration of the process of science because it shows scientists collecting and analyzing data to test their hypothesis about how fish evolve in the Lower Congo River. (Read more about The Scientific Process.)

This Classroom Discussion Activity can be used to connect your students to the process of science, highlight overarching scientific themes, and enhance comprehension of the story.