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Natural Selection

Natural Selection

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Author: Ashley Adi
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Subject: Biology 

Grade 10th 

Standard: 7.A. Students know why natural selection acts on the phenotype rather than the geno­type of an organism.



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Tutorial

Click the Link to Read More About What a Phenotype and a Genotype is!

A Closer Look At The Theory of Natural Selection

Watch this video for a closer look at how natural selection affects phenotypes and genotypes.

The Bigger Question!

Directions: Answer the question below on a separate sheet of paper and turn it into the appropriate period homework turn in slot. 


Questions: 

          Pick an organism of your choosing (except for the Peppered Moth) and create an environment for it. Then I want you to discuss how natural selection, of your own choosing, acts on that organism. Speculate what would happen to your organism if a natural disaster occurred (either an earthquake, a flood, or a fire) . Would the tides of natural selection change? Explain your answer.