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Adaptations of Darwin’s Finches Lab

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Publisher: Published by Lesson Plans Inc.

Type: Experiment

Grade Level: High School

Time Length: 90 minutes

Summary: Students participate in an activity that demonstrates how natural selection works by mimicking adaptations of Darwin’s finches. Topics include extinction, competition, generations, survival of the fittest and graphing.

Standards: California - 8a. Students know how natural selection determines the differential survival of groups of organisms. 7d. Students know variation within a species increases the likelihood that at least some members of a species will survive under changed environmental conditions.

Updated Date 10/01/11
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