2B Natural Selection & Evolutionary Forces


Mass Extinction Activity

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/mass-extinctions-interactive


Doc #1 Adaptations

Adaptation Videos

Homework


Doc #2 Natural Selection



Peppered Moth Simulation
http://www.techapps.net/interactives/pepperMoths.swf


Mechanisms of Evolution

Survival of the Sneakiest
http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/0_0_0/sneakermales_01

Homework


Doc #3 Modes of Selection



Homework


Scenario Packet

Task Performance



Doc #4 Five Forces of Evolution





Natural Selection & Mutations

Sexual Selection

Small Populations (Genetic Drift)

https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology/her/heredity-and-genetics/a/genetic-drift-founder-bottleneck

Bottle Neck Effect


Ghost Spider monkeys are created by the recessive albino gene.
The decline in their habitat has reduced their numbers as well as their genetic variation as a population.
Low numbers means not many choices for mates. All of these influences allows rare recessive traits to become more prevalent in the population.

Founder Effect

Population Genetics

Selection, Gene Flow and Genetic Drift

http://www.radford.edu/~rsheehy/Gen_flash/popgen/

Mechanisms of Evolution

Doc #5 Rate of Evolution

https://youtu.be/qSjiFxIHknk


Other Links
Survival Game http://www.sciencechannel.com/games-and-interactives/charles-darwin-game/
Cave man http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/prehistoric_life/games/cavemen/
Angry Aliens http://www.biomanbio.com/GamesandLabs/EvoClassGames/aaevo.html
Evolution Experience http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/evolution/what-is-evolution/natural-selection-game/the-evolution-experience.html
Evolution Lab http://biologyinmotion.com/evol/

Natural Selection Review
http://ats.doit.wisc.edu/biology/ev/ns/ns.htm