Marshmallow and Spork lab

Marshmallow and Spork lab - Rachel Romm Biology 1H Ms....

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Rachel Romm Biology 1H Ms. Mackley 30 March 2008 Spork and Bean Lab Table 1: U. plastica Allele Data in Marshmallow Environment Generation # of Spoons #of Sporks # of Forks # of U S alleles # of U F alleles Frequency of U S allele Frequency of U F allele 1 17 6 0 40 6 0.87 0.13 2 17 6 0 40 6 0.87 0.13 3 8 15 0 31 15 0.67 0.33 4 7 10 6 24 22 0.52 0.48 Table 2: U. plastica Allele Data in Lima Bean Environment Generation # of Spoons #of Sporks # of Forks # of U S alleles # of U F alleles Frequency of U S allele Frequency of U F allele 1 7 10 6 24 22 0.52 0.48 2 9 9 5 27 14 0.59 0.41 3 8 14 1 30 16 0.65 0.35 4 14 6 3 34 12 0.74 0.26 1. Much like the U. plastica many organisms in nature have traits that increase their success in an environment. Give an example. The spots on a cheetah catalogue the cheetah making it easier for it to stalk prey. 2. Why is survival a key component to natural selection and what “selected” who survived and who did not? Survival is a key component because the one who survives is the best or “fittest.” The
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2010 for the course BIO 5381 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at N. Arizona.

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