Natural Selection

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Natural Selection وێنه‌ی شاشه‌  دابه‌زێن  Embed
  • مووتاسیۆن
  • ژێنێتیک
  • Selection
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  • مووتاسیۆن
  • ژێنێتیک
  • Selection


Explore how organisms with different traits survive various selection agents within the environment.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Determine which mutations are favored by the selection agents of predators and food variety and which mutations are neutral.
  • Describe which traits change the survivability of an organism in different environments.
  • Experiment with environments which produce a stable population of bunnies, a population that dies out, and a population that takes over the world.
  • Track genes through multiple generations.
  • Compare how dominant and recessive genes get passed onto offspring.
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Natural Selection Lesson by UTeach A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. UTeach Middle School PhET Team MS تاقیگه‌ ژیناسی
Alignment of PhET sims with NGSS This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein updated by Diana López HS
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