Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson students become unwitting subjects in a demonstration of natural selection to see what it does with individuals in a population. Students select candies from a bowl and have an opportunity to think about what traits brought about the "survival" of some candies.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

natural selection inherited variation populations

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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Update Standards?

SCI.9-11.7.C: Science

analyze and evaluate how natural selection produces change in populations, not individuals;
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