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Orientation
The purpose of this activity is to develop an understanding of natural selection, specifically, how it unfolds from generation to generation.  It also addresses the concept that chance alone can result in a change in the population.
Materials
5 cups of various beansólentils, pinto beans, kidney beans, navy beans, black beans, red beans, split peas, black-eyed peas, or multi-bean soup mix can be used

2 large styrofoam bowls or meat trays (be sure they are thoroughly cleaned)

1 pencil

5 wooden dowels of different sizes (these could be shared with the whole class)

Activity 5: Introduction to Natural Selection

 

 

 

 

 

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