Unit 9: Genetic Variations/Adaptations

Obj

11a: EXAMINE organisms or their structures such as insects or leaves and use dichotomous keys for  identification  

11b: EXPLAIN variation within a species that enhance its survival.
- external features
- behaviors
- migration
- hibernation
- storage of food in a bulb

11c: IDENTIFY some changes in genetic traits over several generations.
- natural selection
- selective breeding

Key Terms
adaptation
dichotomous key
natural selection
selective breeding
variation


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