Using Protists to Understand Evolution (Part 2/2)

Unit 4: Protists
Lesson 9 of 11

Objective: Students examine the life cycle of Plasmodium for use as an example of natural selection.

Big Idea: What makes some humans better adapted to resist malaria? Find out in today's lesson.

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mutation, Science, natural selection (Evolution), cause and effect, adaptation, genetic variation, Obtaining and Communicating Information, Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions, Biological Evolution, pattern, Genetic dieases, Genetic polymorphisms, pattern, Genetic dieases, Genetic polymorphisms, Protists
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