natural selection model

natural selection model - A population showing variation in...

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A population showing variation in colour. Continuous or discontinuous?
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There is lots of food so your population survives and reproduces. Add 5.
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The bright yellow of some of your offspring attracts predators. All but two of them get eaten.
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There’s lots of food and hiding places for the green and blue, but the red ones can’t hide and get eaten.
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Plenty of food and its spring so another 10 offspring are born, they are a variety of colours.
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Plenty of food and its spring so another 10 offspring are born, they are a variety of colours.
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It’s winter and 5 of your population die
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Its mating time again, blue and green mate and produce 5 green and 2 blue offspring. A mutation also produces 2 red offspring
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Its mating time again, blue and green mate and produce 5 green and 2 blue offspring. A mutation also produces 2 red offspring
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There is lots of food, and all reproduce 2 offspring, but the white are better at finding water and hiding from predators so they produce 5 offspring
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There is lots of food, and all reproduce 2 offspring, but the white are better at finding water and hiding from predators so they produce 5 offspring
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The bright red colour attracts mosquitoes carrying a deadly disease. They all die.
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The bright red colour attracts mosquitoes carrying a deadly disease. They all die.
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temperature regulators; white and yellow, which reflect heat, are more likely to survive.
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Robinson during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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