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Carolina BioKits®: Natural Selection

Item # 171200

Students explore natural selection and the way in which environmental change affects the genetic traits of a population. They also examine the Hardy-Weinberg principle and the concept of genetic equilibrium.

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$72.95

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Students explore natural selection and the way in which environmental change affects the genetic traits of a population. They also examine the Hardy-Weinberg principle and the concept of genetic equilibrium. Using models of peppered moths, students conduct a series of experiments, changing the environmental variables and recording the results. They calculate the allelic, genotypic, and phenotypic frequencies for several generations of moths. These activities guide students to understand how environmental change can influence the allelic frequencies for a population over time. This kit contains enough materials for 30 students working in groups of 3 and includes a teacher's manual with reproducible student guide.

 
Components Qty Included?
Black Beads 1,000 Included
White Beads 1,000 Included
Moth Punchout Sheets 20 Included
Black Environment Sheets 20 Included
White Environment Sheets 20 Included
Cups 10 Included
Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Small Plastic Bags 30 Needed, Not Included
Chalkboard or Dry-Erase Board Needed, Not Included
Calculators (optional) Needed, Not Included
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