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    Natural selection can be seen as a force, and evolution as a result. Natural selection can be broken down into three concepts that require it to operate. The first is the constant struggle a species face for survival, which results in the continuation of the successful branches of the species, as the others become extinct. The second requirement is a varying population, these more successful branches only stem from mutated groups or individuals whose features become beneficial when faced with…

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    Natural Selection Dbq

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    In the period from 1860-1900, Darwin developed his theory of natural selection. Natural selection was the idea that a dominant species would overcome all the rest. This sparked many ideas and philosophies, such as a weakening in the church, the rise of Social Darwinism, and a surge of new ideas and thought. The church had always been the lead in the sciences of the day, but when scientists started to challenge the church, their strength began to falter. Darwin’s theory challenged the concept of…

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    What is natural selection According to en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_selection Wikipedia, “ Natural selection is the gradual process by which heritable biological traits become either more or less common in a population as a function of the effect of inherited traits on the differential reproductive success of organisms interacting with their environment. It is a key mechanism of evolution.” In simple terms natural selection is the creation of slightly differing species within a population…

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    Process and analyse information from secondary sources to explain a modern example of ‘natural’ selection. (Structural, Physiological, Behaviour) Some organisms, such as bacteria and insects, produce large numbers of offspring. Amongst large numbers of bacteria offspring, some individuals may carry genes that give them resistance to antibiotics. These individuals are then able to survive and reproduce with reduced competition from other members of the same species. Each generation will produce a…

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    Natural evolution has altered many organisms over time, including humans, (Homo sapiens) in the past. However, for the present and the future of humanity, I believe that natural human evolution will not continue, as humans have taken control of their evolution. First, humans are able to artificially alter their physical appearance to be more attractive, causing sexual selection to alter the gene pool less and less. In addition, people are able to remove the pressures which question the fitness…

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    that define Natural Selection. In order for natural selection to work, it has to occur along with a bunch of other things. The process in which natural selection works is where organisms with favorable traits are more likely to reproduce. By doing this they pass on these traits to the next generation! Over time this process allows organisms to adapt to their environment, thus, making the favorable traits increase in population. Genetic variation is vital, without it natural selection wouldn’t…

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    today is that of how mutation and selection work together to bring about evolutionary changes. Originally thought that the two mechanisms works independently of each other to bring about change through natural selection operating to the extent that it can and that mutations account for anything that selection doesn’t (Livnat. A 2013), this view is now been believed to be incorrect. By exploring the two essential key evolutionary mechanisms, mutation and natural selection, a deeper understanding…

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    Natural Selection Lab

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    The English Peppered Moth and Natural Selection Lab By: Justin Pascual Partners: Nathan Magbitang, Rudy Keyes-Krysakowski, and Glenn Tipold Teacher: Ms. Coopman Date Performed: November 16, 2015 The English Peppered Moth and Natural Selection Lab Purpose The purpose of this lab is to determine how variation in a population can favour survival of a certain trait over multiple generations. Hypothesis It is believed that if there are more speckled moths remaining in the tray at the end…

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    Natural selection is the process by which individuals with characteristics that are advantageous to reproduction in a particular environment leave more offspring in the next generation, thereby increasing the proportion of their genes in the population gene pool over time. An example of modern natural selection that is frequently observed is the insecticide resistance in pest insects. Prior to the use of pesticides in the 1940s, crop insect populations only contained a limited amount of genetic…

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    Artificial and natural selection have many similarities and differences. These two concepts were both conceived by Charles Darwin. Natural selection is defined as the process where organisms have characteristics that help allow them to adapt to environmental problems, like changes in climate, predators, or competition for food. These organisms tend to survive and reproduce in greater numbers than the other fraction of their species. This guarantees that the prolongation of those…

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