Natural vs Artificial Selection

Unit 7: Factors That Drive Evolution
Lesson 6 of 14

Objective: SWBAT define artificial selection and explain how humans have influenced the passing of traits using selective breeding methods throughout history.

Big Idea: Students get all worked up at the thought of genetically modified organisms, but are those any different from what we have created using selective breeding?

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Science, natural selection (Evolution), Evolution, ecosystem, artificial selection, adaptation, natural selection
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