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Learning Exercise: Evolution and Genetics concept mapping

Title:
Evolution and Genetics concept mapping
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Description:
The students will construct a concept map which indicates the most important elements of evolution. They should include, but are not limited to, the structure of DNA being related to the genetic inheritance, gene variation, natural selection, and mutations.
Course: High School/middle school General Biology

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Submitted by:
angela landsman
Date Last Modified:
November 21, 2004

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Topics

Evolution involving: dna structure, gene variation, natural selection, mutations

Requirements

Know how to construct an effective concept map.

Learning Objectives

The student will be able to: 1) explain how eveolution relates to genetics, 2) define natural selection and its function 3) explain how DNA as a whole (structure, function) is related to evolution, 4) explain how mutations effect evolution