Natural Selection Image Map
In this simulation students become birds and are given various types of beaks.  The activity helps students relate adaptation and natural selection.
10-12 petri dishes

5-6 large Syracuse dishes

Two bags of seed types such as, black sunflower seeds and popcorn

12 different tool types-wire cutters, wire stripper, blunt-end pliers, sharp-end pliers, clothes pin, cable attacher, pruning shearers, vise-pliers, long-handled vise, another wire stripper/cutter combo tool, needle-nosed pliers and wire clip

Activity 6: The Beaks of the Finches






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