Evolutionary Biology at The Biology Project

Genetic Drift Simulation

Teacher's Notes

There are two parts to this activity. The first is a manual version of the simulation. If time is limited, you may choose to skip the manual version and go straight to the computer simulation.

 Grade Level: High School and College level math or biology courses. Teacher's notes for both versions:

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 Topics: -genetic drift
-random numbers
-stochastic events
 Science Skills: -inquiry
-cooperation & communication
-modeling & visualization
-gathering & organizing data
-analyzing data
-hypothesis testing

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