CrashCourse: Charles Darwin and Natural Selection
Hank provides background information on the biologist who contributed to evolutionary history: Charles Darwin. He also explains the four principles of Darwin's idea of natural selection, which are variation, heritability, struggle for existence, and survival and reproduction rates.
Key Words: Genetic Drift, Fitness, Variations of Phenotype, Heritable, The Struggle for Existence, Survival and Reproduction Rates
Public Discussion Questions
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Next Generation Science StandardsCommunicate scientific information that common ancestry and biological evolution are supported by mu...
Next Generation Science StandardsConstruct an explanation based on evidence that the process of evolution primarily results from four...
Next Generation Science StandardsConstruct an explanation based on evidence for how natural selection leads to adaptation of populati...
Next Generation Science StandardsUse mathematical representations to support explanations of how natural selection may lead to increa...