● Summarize the idea of the "Selfish Gene"

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Definitions Define fitness, adaptation, heritable, evolution, mutation - Fitness: measure of how much of your genotype is represented in the next generation - Adaptation: trait that increases an individual’s relative fitness in a particular environment - Heritable: whether or not a genotype can be passed down from generation to generation - Evolution: change in the allele frequency in a population over time - Mutation: a random change in genotype. Creates new alleles. Lecture: Why Have Sex? Summarize the idea of the "Selfish Gene."
Explain the concept of Relative Fitness
Compare tradeoffs of asexual and sexual reproduction
Describe the role of genetic diversity in the relative fitness of individuals under changing conditions
Lecture: Natural Selection Describe the evidence that would be needed to support the hypothesis that a population has evolved by natural selection.
Propose a hypothesis for how natural selection could cause a trait to evolve within a population.
Explain the relationship between individuals and populations and determine which of these entities natural selection acts on and which evolves.
Define “adaptation” and explain why it is important to define in terms of a particular environment.
Mendelian Genetics Distinguish between genes and alleles.

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