Evolution by Natural Selection

Type of Resource



In this minds-on, hands-on activity, students develop their understanding of natural selection by analyzing specific examples and carrying out a simulation. The questions in the first section introduce students to the basic process of natural selection, including key concepts and vocabulary. The second section includes a simulation activity, data analysis, and questions to deepen students' understanding of natural selection, including the conditions that are required for natural selection to occ

Performance Expectations

HS-LS4-4   Construct an explanation based on evidence for how natural selection leads to adaptation of populations.