EX4Evolution - Anthropology 12: Exercise 3 Due March 8,...

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Anthropology 12: Exercise 3 Name______________________________ Due March 8, 2010 Section For this exercise you will need 100 items, in two colors, although in the same size. Things that you could use include jelly beans, M&Ms, Teddy Grahams, Goldfish crackers, beans, beads, or paperclips – as long as you have two types. The exercises you will be doing examine how evolution might affect a population. 1. (6 pts) Natural Selection: You will need 70 type A beans, these will represent the dominant alleles, and 30 type a beans, representing the recessive alleles. A - Which item is dominant, describe ______________________. (ex., kidney bean) A - Which item is recessive, describe_______________________. (ex., white beans) Your dominant type will represent in this example, normal Hba, normal hemoglobin, while your recessive type will represent Hbs, sickling hemoglobin. Normal hemoglobin carries oxygen on its surface, while sickled hemoglobin cannot. Sickling is recessive to normal. In most
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EX4Evolution - Anthropology 12: Exercise 3 Due March 8,...

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