May the best beak win as students fight for survival of the fittest in this lesson about mutation, adaptation and evolution by natural selection. Charles Darwin would be so proud! WHAT'S INCLUDED in this 1-2 DAY LESSON: • 19 EDITABLE PowerPoint slides with bellwork, instructions, notes and embedded answer keys to handouts • 6 NON-EDITABLE PDF handouts that align with the PowerPoint • Mutation Bird
Natural selection is the differential survival and reproduction of individuals due to differences in phenotype. It is a key mechanism of evolution, the change in heritable traits of a population over time.