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Lab Tutorial 4 Introduction - chapter about various methods...

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Lab Tutorial #4 Human Diversity, Biology, and Health Introduction: The subjects that I chose from this tutorial were: Skin Color Body Size and Shape Sickle Cell Anemia Skin Color For this activity my goal was to understand why humans have the skin color that we have. I stuck with the classic T chart to help me organize the materials that were presented in the book that gave a biological reasoning and an adaptive reasoning. Both of these reasoning are coupled together to give skin color. I will explain this in my T chart. Body Size and Shape Did you know that body shape has been reflective upon the temperature of the environment? I thought body size and shape was strictly genetically predisposed, but I was wrong. I will use this tutorial to go over some important parts mentioned in this
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Unformatted text preview: chapter about various methods used by scientists to measure body shape and size. I also reorganized the variableness of modern humans so it made more sense.- at least to me… It is important to realize that not only is the human body size and shape influenced by the climate, but also social factors affect size also. Sickle Cell Anemia Ahh… Sickle cell anemia. Very important to the concept of biological diversity. I will make a chart showing why sickle cell anemia is one of the best-known examples of the interrelationship between natural selection, and culture. By making these charts it really helped me grasp the concept better....
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